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Lion of the Desert 1981
PG

  • Moustapha Akkad
  • April 17, 1981
  • 173 mins
  • English
  • Action, History, War
He was a man of honor in a war without any.
This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.

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