R | | Drama, Music, Romance
When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during World War II, his fiancée falls in love with the local Italian commander.
Writer Louis de Bernières re-wrote the book approximately thirty-five times, to ensure he had got details told to him by locals as accurate as possible.
What on earth you think you are doing?
Corelli: I'm feeling the orchestra.
The movie implies that the earthquake that devastated Cephallonia after World War II occurred in 1947. It was actually in 1953. At the end of the credits, the movie is dedicated to the memory of those who died in the post-war earthquake of 1953. The DVD commentary also mentions the correct date.
English, Greek, German, Italian
£1,722,799 (UK) (6 May 2001)