Lion of the Desert (1981)

Lion of the Desert (1981)

He was a man of honor in a war without any.Apr. 17, 1981Libya173 Min.PG
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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.

Lion of the Desert (1981)
Lion of the Desert (1981)
Original title Lion of the Desert
IMDb Rating 8.4 13861 votes
TMDb Rating 7.3 92 votes



Anthony Quinn isOmar Mukhtar
Omar Mukhtar
Rod Steiger isBenito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
Oliver Reed isGen. Rodolfo Graziani
Gen. Rodolfo Graziani
Irene Papas isMabrouka
Raf Vallone isColonel Diodiece
Colonel Diodiece
John Gielgud isSharif El Gariani
Sharif El Gariani
Gastone Moschin isMajor Tomelli
Major Tomelli
Stefano Patrizi isLt. Sandrini
Lt. Sandrini
Adolfo Lastretti isColonel Sarsani
Colonel Sarsani

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