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Lion of the Desert

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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.

Release date: Apr. 17, 1981

Country: Libya,USA

Duration: 173 Min.

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