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Lion of the Desert (1981)

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Summary: This movie is about Omar Mukhtar, a Muslim and Arabian rebellion who fought against the Italian conquering of Libya in WWI. The movie put a spot of light on this little known replion for the West, and uncover the savage means which the conquering army treated the natives and replions with. (imdb)

Genres: Drama, War

Country: Libya, USA

Directed By: Moustapha Akkad

Written By: H.A.L. Craig

Starring: Rod Steiger, Oliver Reed, Anthony Quinn, John Gielgud, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone

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