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- نحن لا نقتل الأسرى- و لكنهم يقتلون أسرانا- إنهم ليسو معلمينا, و الله منصدم من الأخراج و الأنتاج و المؤثرات البصرية اللي أفضل من أفلام كثيرة في يومنا هذا فعلاً المخرج مصطفى مخرج عظيييم للأسف أن ماله أفلام كثيرة و للأسف مافي مخرجين عرب مثله ، فلم عظيم عن انسان عظيمالله يرحمك يا عمر.

He … Do you really have to hire thousands of extras and build many many replica tanks just to go destroy them for the authenticy? like the world existed only 2000 years ago...they forget that the Chinese have a calendar 4000 years old, the Jewish has a calendar 3000 years old..and the Muslims have a lunar calendar... A smart person should ask questions of the following type at least once a year: What if my whole conception of life is wrong?

The Italian authorities had banned the film in 1982 because, in the words of Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti, it was "damaging to the honor of the army". Anthony Quinn was a Mexican American actor, painter, writer and film director. The plot is incredible, and genuinely inspirational. | |, November 9, 2005 Moustapha Akkad and his work as a film maker will be remembered. Perfect authentic picture with detailed weapons, equipment and military/local costumes of early 20th century. ‘Zorba the Greek’ Star Anthony Quinn Once Personified Diversity in Hollywood, Lights, camera, revolution: the birth of Libyan cinema after Gaddafi's fall. For something reminding the force of old fashion historical films.

Directed by Moustapha Akkad.

The movie, although not a masterpiece, is quite realistic and historically accurate, actually it shows only a very small part of the ruthless brutality used by General Graziani against the civilian population.

I don't think it should matter who financed a movie as long as it's good! The acting performances are beyond reproach.

Perhaps too few know the history, which I must admit that I, myself, was unaware of, though it feels quite authentic. Title:

had a similar long run-time.

The late Moustapha Akkad, he famously produced Carpenter's Halloween, produced and directed this war epic, and I do mean epic!


Moustapha believed in what he was doing when shooting the movie. also, i will kill every italian, "będę żył dłużej niż mój kat", historia walki między narodem libijskim, reprezentowanym przez nauczyciela Omar al-Mukhtar faszystowskimi Włochami Mussolini'ego reprezentowanym przez kolonialnego generała Rodolfo Graziani, niezłomny dych kontra krwawe zbrodnie, zdjęcia archiwalne obozu koncentracyjnego na pustyni, półkownik Włoch, 100 arab films #24. Paul Thompson (additional material).

نحن نفوز أو نموت. I also appreciate the harsh white light being shown on the Italian atrocities. some are respectful, others are NOT. It's one of the last of the films with thousands of real extras, rather than computer generated soldiers, being masterfully orchestrated to provide great verisimilitude and a sense of genuine chaos which would be inherent in such pitched battles. 1980 Don't have an account? Anyway it is one of the most underrated historical epics featuring great battlefield scenes.. A personal favorite of mine when it comes to the genre that should not be missed.. not as well paced as the directors other effort that i watched recently "the message". biography, In Other News…"Halloween" Producer Dies in Bomb Attack, August 30, 2004 2019 update: this list has not yet been updated with most of the 1923 films that just became public domain.…, Not in the database: - Young Lord (Carole Roussopoulos, 1975) - South Lebanon: The Story of a…, THIS IS CLONED FROM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - …, (Casi) todas las películas disponibles en Amazon Prime Video España. - عمر المختار, Cinematic World Tour 2016: Destination 104 (Libya), ‘Lion of the Desert’ is an epic war film that actually feels epic, not just because of its large scope, with elaborate high-speed battles taking place over huge expanses of desert or mountainous regions, but because you actually feel as though something of great importance, the fate and wellbeing of an entire nation, is at stake here. I’m surprised none of my mutuals on Letterboxd have seen this, but it’s insightful in giving us a different perspective on Italy’s reign during the second world war, and to the barbaric brutality and the inhumanely mindless and idiotic acts carried out by the cruel Axis powers of the war.

Lion of the Desert Metacritic Reviews. I very much loved the film, and personally think it ranks as one of the classic war films. Was this review helpful to you?

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Tobias Andersen 8,404 films 16,536 758 Edit, Rules: Generate a number (from 1 to x) via:, See how many number of films there are in the…, gabriel guimarães? Every Public Domain Film Available to Stream Now, Scenes from the Class Struggle on Celluloid: A Watchlist, Amazon Prime Video España – Todas las películas disponibles, Psychotronic Ultimate Guide (as complete as possible). Not having a job, Tommaso and his friends are committing crimes to make money. Film data from TMDb. 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. Synopsis. No surprise this movie lost money, but the fact that it made almost no money astonishes me. Biography. This is a story that needed to be told. David Lean and respect both the same! PG   |  The action scenes are pulled off with considerable élan. Copyright © Fandango. Research for this movie, which took a year and a half, was made a little easier by the fact that.

Instead, I was engaged and experienced a recreation of the past, and a portion of it that should not be forgotten. Based on the real Italian invasion and ludicrous "pacification" of Libya. The creativity of Moustapha Akkad came in such movies as Lion of the Desert (1980) and The Message (1976), where he directed and showed some really creative amazing view on the history of Islam. It is a great shame that only 158 users have voted for this movie until now, this probably reflects great ignorance about this Master Piece.

Crazy Credits It sits alongside several other big money losers of the early 1980s, such as, The movie was banned in Italy in 1982. An accurate representation that shows the facts surrounding the Libyan revolt lead byOmar Al-Mukhtar who was spectacularly portrayed by Anthony Quinn..

I got to see this movie upon my friend's insistence that I watch it. anthony quinn has a more central role here. Looking for some great streaming picks? With Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas. I was almost out of high school and a big history and war movie buff when I saw the marque poster in a nearby cinema.

Knowing the history behind Lion of the Desert's production, it tries really hard to appeal to western audiences, which ultimately hurts it.

The Muslim world needs more leaders like Omar Mukhtar. Reportedly, some scenes featured up to ten thousand extras. This epic historical drama chronicles the life and times of Prophet Muhammad and serves as an introduction to early Islamic history. However, his troops are frequently defeated by the national leader Omar Mukhtar (Anthony Quinn) and his army of Bedouins. And to finally watch all of that in a movie, and not any movie, but one that was marvelously and perfectly crafted to every last detail made me watch it countless times.. The shooter retorts that the Italians do it to their people, and Quinn asks 'and you will allow them to be your teachers?'. "Anthony Quinn: "Ambush time :)". It stars Anthony Quinn as the Bedouin rebel Omar Muhktar and Oliver Reed as General Rodolfo Graziani. I like movies like 'The Guns of Navarone' and 'Zorba the Greek' as much as the next guy, but in 'Lion...' he shows his true potential as a marvellous actor playing a teacher who turns beduin leader fighting the italians from 1911 (when the italians first set foot in Libya) to 1931. It's better if you don't know the history here, because then it doesn't spoil the surprises. The image is an example of a ticket confirmation email that AMC sent you when you purchased your ticket. A grand epic adventure that'll stand as a highpoint in the producing career of Moustapha Akkad. This film tries really hard to be a David Lean epic right down to having many crew members from his productions, and while there's great direction in the film's big set pieces, it's hard to care about any of the characters.

"Lion of the Desert" Post by J. Duncan » 21 Aug 2012, 02:33 Just watched this very interesting film titled "Lion of the Desert". With Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Rod Steiger, Irene Papas. It has some epic battle scenes, a solid score by Jarre, and plenty of semi obscure political intrigue in a Western sense. While this does, off course, hold some bias, I never felt manipulated or lied to, as I watched it. Quotes This FAQ is empty.

An entire makeshift village was created in the middle of the desert about six hundred miles (nine hundred sixty-six kilometers) from Bengazi to house the production, which numbered approximately five hundred people, throughout the shoot. Add the first question. He tried with Omar Muhktar but I am sure that he would have done much better with Salahadin.

history, | فيلم ( Lion of the Desert ) أسد الصحراء و شيخ المجاهدين . " Then, there's a lot of the old Italian B-movie stars in small roles as Italian soldiers and aides..Akkad's strong point seems to be showing Italian artillery blowing the bewildered Bedouin warriors while his weak point seems to be spending the money.

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