Lion of the Desert-25th Anniversary Edition

Directed By: Moustapha Akkad Starring: Anthony Quinn Oliver Reed

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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.


Studio Foxvideo
SKU 40723098
UPC 013131329193
UPC 14 00013131329193
Format DVD
Release Date 9/1/2009
Rating Rating
Period Piece
Theatrical Release
World War II
Editors Note
Note A Libyan guerrilla leader attempts to halt the invading Italian forces during World War II. A spectacular adventure epic.
Plot Summary
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.
Moustapha Akkad
Anthony Quinn
Oliver Reed
Cast & Crew
Anthony Quinn - Actor
H.A.L. Craig - Writer
Irene Papas - Actor
Jack Hildyard - Cinematographer
John Shirley - Editor
Maurice Jarre - Original Music By
Moustapha Akkad - Director
Moustapha Akkad - Producer
Oliver Reed - Actor
Rod Steiger - Actor
Syd Cain, et. al. - Production Designer
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1979
Catalog ID 13291
UPC 00013131329193
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 206 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks Arabic Dubbed, English
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  1.78:1
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD

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