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Lion of the Desert - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Genres: Biohraphy, Drama, History
Starring: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone, Rod Steiger
Director: Moustapha Akkad
Plot Synopsis:

Two-time Oscar® winner* Anthony Quinn (Lawrence Of Arabia) stars as Omar Mukhtar, the brilliant Bedouin leader who waged a 20-year guerilla war against the invading Italian tank armies led by General Rodolfo 'The Butcher' Graziani (Oliver Reed, Gladiator) and increasingly furious fascist dictator Benito Mussolini (Academy Award® winner** Rod Steiger, In The Heat Of The Night). Oscar® winner*** John Gielgud (Arthur) co-stars with a cast of thousands in this action-packed epic produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad (The Message) that remains one of the most provocative historical dramas of our time.

Bonus Features

DISC ONE (4K UHD) – LION OF THE DESERT (English Language):

  • Audio Commentary With Producer/Director Moustapha Akkad


  • NEW Restoring LION OF THE DESERT Featurette
  • Audio Commentary With Producer/Director Moustapha Akkad
  • The Making Of LION OF THE DESERT
  • Theatrical Trailer (Original Trailer)
  • Theatrical Trailer (Re-Release Trailer)
  • TV Spot

DISC THREE (BLU-RAY) – OMAR MUKHTAR (Arabic Language, No English Subtitles):

  • Audio Commentary With Producer/Director Moustapha Akkad (In Arabic, No English Subtitles)
  • The Making Of OMAR MUKHTAR (In Arabic, No English Subtitles)
  • Theatrical Trailer (Original Trailer in Arabic)
  • Release Details
    Release Date: July 19th, 2022
    MPAA Rating: PG
    Movie Release Year: 1980
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Shout Factory
  • Technical Specs
    Length:173 Minutes
    Specs:4K Ultra HD Blu-ray + Blu-ray
    Video Resolution/Codec:2160p HEVC/H.265
    Aspect Ratio(s):2.35:1
    Audio Formats:English: DTS-HD MA 5.1
    Arabic: DTS-HD MA 5.1
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH