Cinema Made in Italy: Pif and Michele Astori, At War for Love (In Guerra per Amore)

A tender love story intertwines with the allied conquer of Sicily during WWII, where the US Army had to find partners in the local society. A love story set in July ’43 when Allied forces landed in Sicily. Arturo loves Flora, daughter of a restaurant owner, but she has been promised in marriage to a Mafia boss. Arturo decides to join the Allied forces and return to Sicily, which he had left in search of fortune in America. In the background a clever narrative of how relations between Allies and the Mafia during World War II shaped the fate of Sicily in years to come.

Director: Pierfrancesco Diliberto aka Pif

Cast: Pif, Miriam Leone, Andrea Di Stefano, Segio Vespertino, Stella Egitto.

Screenplay: Michele Astori, Pierfrancesco Diliberto, Marco Martani

Score: Santi Pulvirenti

Listen here the full interview with Pif and Michele Astori

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