Added by on 2014-10-06

Lion-Of-The-Desert

Drama / History (1981) 173 minutes ~ Color

Feature:

In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Il Duce to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab nation. However, his troops are frequently defeated by the national leader Omar Mukhtar and his army of Bedouins. But the Butcher of Ethiopia and Libya uses a dirty war against the natives, slaughtering children, women and aged people, to subdue Mukhtar.

Director: Moustapha Akkad

Writers: David Butler (additional material), H.A.L. Craig, Paul Thompson (additional material)

Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger

Category:

Drama, History