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Director: Moustapha Akkad     Starring: Anthony Quinn Oliver Reed
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Format: DVD
Sku: 40723098
UPC: 013131329193
UPC 14: 00013131329193
Rating: Game Rating Code
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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.
Editor's Note
A Libyan guerrilla leader attempts to halt the invading Italian forces during World War II. A spectacular adventure epic.


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Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Foxvideo
Video Release Date Release Date: 9/1/2009
Video Play Time Running Time: 206 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1979
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 13291
Video UPC UPC: 00013131329193
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 2

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: Arabic Dubbed, English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Widescreen  1.78:1

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Anthony Quinn
Video Cast Info Irene Papas
Video Cast Info Oliver Reed
Video Cast Info Rod Steiger
Video Cast Info H.A.L. Craig - Writer
Video Cast Info Jack Hildyard - Cinematographer
Video Cast Info John Shirley - Editor
Video Cast Info Maurice Jarre - Original Music By
Video Cast Info Moustapha Akkad - Director
Video Cast Info Moustapha Akkad - Producer
Video Cast Info Syd Cain, et. al. - Production Designer
Plot Summary
This epic historical film tells the story of Libyan guerrilla leader Omar Mukhtar, who struggled to stop Benito Mussolini's invading army from seizing control of his country. Mussolini ordered General Rodolfo Graziani and his troops to destroy the Bedouin's rebellion but the Fascists weren't counting on the determination and skill of the Arab fighters. The Libyans engaged in a long and deadly war, which lasted from 1911 to 1931.

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