Watch Lion of the Desert Movie Online
Published 03 03, 2015
Year : 1981
Release date : 16 May 1981
Genres: Biography, Drama, History, War,
Director : Moustapha Akkad,
Writers: David Butler, H.A.L. Craig, Paul Thompson,
Stars: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone, Rod Steiger,
Time: 173 min.
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Lion of the Desert Movie Online
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. Omar Mukhtar is an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya, just prior to World War II. It exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives. Between two worlds wars, a struggle for freedom took place in the African desert. This movie is the historicaly accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, who led the Libyan resistance against the Italian opressors from 1911-1931. The movie takes place during the reign of Mussolini.