The Girl and the General

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The Girl and the General
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American theatrical release poster
Directed byPasquale Festa Campanile
Produced byCarlo Ponti
Luciano Perugia
Written byLuigi Malerba
StarringRod Steiger
Virna Lisi
Umberto Orsini
Music byEnnio Morricone
CinematographyEnnio Guarnieri
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • 1967 (1967)
Running time
103 minutes

The Girl and the General (Italian: La Ragazza e il Generale) is a 1967 anti-war Italian comedy film starring Rod Steiger and Virna Lisi and produced by Carlo Ponti.


A young woman (Virna Lisi) and a soldier team up to deliver an Austrian General (Rod Steiger) to Italian forces during World War I. Their quest for the 1000 Lire reward changes their lives unexpectedly.


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