Captain Corelli's Mandolin
- 2 hr 11 min
Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a 2001 an epic romance film set during World War II. The movie is based on a 1994 novel with the same name that was written by Louis de Bernières. The movie starred Nicolas Cage and Pengelope Cruz. During World War II, a German-Italian military force invaded the Greek Ionian islands without any opposition from local army. Nicolas Cage plays Captain Corelli, a mandolin-loving, Greek-speaking man, who gets to know the daughter of the doctor on the Ionian island of Cephallonia. Her name is Pelagia and she is played by Penelope Cruz. Most of the movie deals with their relationship and how it develops during this tumultuous time in history.