Last words of the martyr
The Last words before he was hanged Omar Al-Mukhtar:
"We do not give up ... win or die .... this is not the end ... but will you have to fight, the next generation and the generations that followed ... But I ... I will be the longer the life of executioners."
Birth name Antonio Rodolfo Oaxaca Quinn
Birth April 21, 1915 Chihaoha, Mexico
Important roles Omar Mukhtar Hamza
Lion of the Desert (film) Lion of the Desert
Directed by Moustapha Akkad [/frame]
By Harry Craig
Starring Anthony Quinn
The production of Moustapha Akkad
Editing Moustapha Akkad
Music Maurice Jarre
The distribution of Moustapha Akkad
Release Date April 17, 1981
Running Time 206 minutes
Budget ~ U.S. $ 35,000,000
Lion of the Desert (in English: Lion of the Desert) historical film produced in 1981 starring Anthony Quinn, who performed the role of the Libyan leader, Omar Mukhtar in the fight against Mussolini's army before World War II. Film directed by Syrian director Mustafa Akkad and photography and editing Jacques Hildiriard John Shirley and a budget of about U.S. $ 30 million.
Filming began in March 4, 1979 in a desert area located 64 km from the city of Benghazi in Libya, and also in the oases near the city of Awjila and in the Green Mountain east of Libya noted that Medm filming locations were the sites Alohaddatt real, and ended on October 2 the same year. Was the first global view of the film on April 4, 1981 in the State of Kuwait, as presented in the same month in the United States and other parts of the world. Participated in the film, nearly 250 representatives - from the United States, Britain, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Yugoslavia, Spain, Malta, Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Sudan, Libya, Srilanka - in addition to more than 5000 representatives of the assistants.
Libyan desert in 1929, a Libyan resistance leader Omar Mukhtar against men standing Italian colonialism is concerned about the sleep of their soldiers, pushing the Balducci Italian Mussolini to send the officer Rodolfo Graziani to deal with the Libyan revolution, but Omar Mukhtar and his men attacked the Italian troops, forcing the stubborn General recognition of their inability to attack resistance men are asked more tanks, the Italians are able to capture Omar Mukhtar after a fierce battle between the Libyan and Italian, you are the chosen trial show trial and then executed in front of the Libyan people in the city where the tomb of SRILANKA-Assad is currently selected after being transferred from the city Benghazi.
Control in Italy
The Italian government banned the film of the show in Italy due to be considered tarnishes the image of the Italian army and the government.