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The Somali Dervish

Italy, India, 1983
Action, Drama, History

Synopsis

Centering on the revolutionary Dervish State and its influential leader, Muhammad Abdullah Hassan is an epic on the grandest scale. The film follows Hassan’s life from his roots as a humble mullah to a revolutionary anti-colonial leader that fought off the British Empire for more than two decades.

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The Somali Dervish Directed by Abdulkadir Ahmed Said, Said Saalah