For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
2.8
31 Ratings

Khartoum

United Kingdom, 1966
Adventure, History, War

Synopsis

In 1885, the city of Khartoum, located on the Nile River and capital of the Sudan, is threatened with being attacked and occupied by Muslim fundamentalist, the Mahdi, and his followers. The British government sends General Charles Gordon to arrange evacuation of the non-Sudanese.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
Khartoum Directed by Basil Dearden, Eliot Elisofon

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1967 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

BAFTA Awards

1967 | 2 nominations including: Best British Art Direction (Colour)

What are people saying?