THE CAMP FOLLOWERS Le soldatesse Directed by Valerio Zurlini France, Yugoslavia, 1965 Drama 120 min.
During the occupation of Greece in World War II, 15 prostitutes from Athens, Greece, are taken to Albania to boost the morale of occupying Italian soldiers. Along for the ride are Sgt. Castagnoli (Mario Adorf), the affable truck driver, and Lt. Martino (Thomas Milian), who initially finds the mission degrading, but eventually forms a rapport with the women. Complications arise when Martino falls for one of the prostitutes, Elenitza (Anna Karina), and the group faces a dangerous attack.
Cast: Mario Adorf, Anna Karina, Marie Laforêt, Lea Massari, Tomas Milian, Valeria Moriconi, Aleksandar Gavric, Dusan Vujisic, Jovan Rancic, Dragomir Felba, Jelena Zigon, Alenka Rancic, Milica Preradovic, Rossana Di Rocco, Mila Cortini Mila Cortini, Marija Baranovic, Nadezda Vukicevic, Ruzica Veljovic, Milena Dravic, Guido Alberti