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.
Director: Giorgio Venturoli, Miguel Gil, Moustapha Akkad
Genre: Action, History, War
Cast: Adolfo Lastretti, Andrew Keir, Anthony Quinn, Gastone Moschin, Irene Papas, John Gielgud, Oliver Reed, Raf Vallone, Rod Steiger, Stefano Patrizi