Lion of the Desert
Lion of the Desert was released to DVD on 2005-11-01 and to Amazon Video on 2015-06-30.
Director: Moustapha Akkad
Cast: Oliver Reed, Anthony Quinn, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas, and Raf Vallone
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.