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  1. Matthew Catanzano's rating of the film Lion of the Desert

    I have no clue whether this is historically accurate, so keep that in mind with the review. I don't understand why Muhktar didn't fake a surrender, would've completely caught the fascists off guard, and it would have given them the advantage. I would have faked a surrender, got a good look at the lay of the land before making moves. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AZ1xFGf3tA

  2. ceknklsn's rating of the film Lion of the Desert

  3. SALESK's rating of the film Lion of the Desert

    Very interesting to think about in terms of Muslim cinema; it definitely challenges Western conceptions of the epic, about ways to tell history, about audience & action...a bunch of things. Partially funded by Gaddafi's Libyan government, it's an entertaining slice of nationalist propaganda, anchored by a commanding lead performance by Anthony Quinn, Hollywood's foremost "ethnic" white actor. A very complex film.

  4. Jakov Pejov's rating of the film Lion of the Desert

    Death to fascism, freedom to the people.

  5. Davide's rating of the film Lion of the Desert

    Great Anthony Queen performance. Now (I'm Italian) I know what German people feel when are looking Nazi movie.