Lion of the Desert

  • Directed By: Moustapha Akkad

Synopsis: This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.

Anthony Quinn

Omar Mukhtar

Rod Steiger

Benito Mussolini

Oliver Reed

Gen. Rodolfo Graziani

Irene Papas


Raf Vallone

Colonel Diodiece

John Gielgud

Sharif El Gariani

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Release Date: Apr 16th, 1981
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