Lion of the Desert

Lion of the Desert

Title: Lion of the Desert

Release: 1980

Rating: 8.4

Language: Arabic, Italian, English

Country: Libya, USA

Runtime: 173

Genre: Biography,Drama,History,War

Lion of the Desert

Release 1980
Rating 8.4
Language Arabic, Italian, English
Country Libya, USA
Runtime 173
Genre Biography,Drama,History,War



In Fascist Italy pre-World War II, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Benito Mussolini 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 women, children, and aged people, to subdue Mukhtar.

Director :

Moustapha Akkad

Writer :

David Butler (additional material), H.A.L. Craig, Paul Thompson (additional material)

Actors :

... Omar Mukhtar

... Benito Mussolini

... Gen. Rodolfo Graziani

... Mabrouka

... Colonel Diodiece

... Sharif El Gariani

... Salem