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.
- Year: 1981
- Country: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, United States of America
- Genre: History, War, Drama
- Studio: Falcon International Productions
- Keyword: guerrilla warfare, libya, italy, resistance, world war ii, based on true story, benito mussolini
- Director: Moustapha Akkad
- Cast: Anthony Quinn, Rod Steiger, Oliver Reed, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone, John Gielgud