The Girl and the General

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The Girl and the General
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American theatrical release poster
Directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile
Produced by Carlo Ponti
Luciano Perugia
Written by Luigi Malerba
Starring Rod Steiger
Virna Lisi
Umberto Orsini
Music by Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Ennio Guarnieri
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • 1967 (1967)
Running time
103 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

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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