Lion of the Desert 1980
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.
2h 53min | Biography, Drama, History
Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger
Director: Moustapha Akkad