The Lion of the Desert

The Lion of the Desert

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.

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Actor: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Irene Papas

Director: Moustapha Akkad

Country: United States, Libya

Duration: 2h 53m min

Quality: HD

Release: 1981

IMDb: 8.2/10