Lion of the Desert (1981)
Release Year: 1981
Ratings: IMDB: 8.4/10 Metascore: N/A RT: 80%
Duration: 173 mins
Country: Libya, USA,
Actors: Adolfo Lastretti, Alec Mango, Andrew Keir, Angelo Ragusa, Anthony Quinn, Benito Mussolini, Claudio Cassinelli, Claudio Gora, Eleonora Stathopoulou, Ewen Solon, Filippo De Gara, Franco Fantasia, Gastone Moschin, George Sweeney, Gianfranco Barra, Giordano Falzoni, Irene Papas, John Gielgud, Lino Capolicchio, Loris Bazzocchi, Luciano Bartoli, Luciano Catenacci, Mario Adorf, Mario Feliciani, Mark Colleano, Oliver Reed, Piero Gerlini, Pietro Brambilla, Pietro Tordi, Raf Vallone, Robert Brown, Rod Steiger, Rodolfo Bigotti, Sky Dumont, Stefano Patrizi, Takis Emmanuel, Tom Felleghy, Victor Baring,
Director: Moustapha Akkad,
Synopsis: Lion of the Desert: This movie is about Omar Mukhtar, a Muslim and Arabian rebellion who fought against the Italian conquering of Libya in WWI. The movie put a spot of light on this little known replion for the West, and uncover the savage means which the conquering army treated the natives and replions with.