Rope of your justice is always hanging in front of me, General. This is my friend, Ali. You better get back to them. The movie is a great documentation of colonial oppression and injustice. I am appointed to defend him. It has closed the south.
History will mark that, gentlemen. The new men of fascism are writing the pages of tomorrow. So, you are admitting your guilt? My friend, they are the government of this country. Mussolini appoints General Rodolfo Graziani as his sixth governor to Libya, confident that the eminently accredited soldier can crush the rebellion and restore the dissipated glories of Imperial Rome. Director of photography Jack Hildyard did a great job and the music is very good. He has a little boy just like you. Why did you keep going this alone? The film is reasonably accurate and, in my opinion, fair and balanced.
As the holder of a Silver medal of Honour, Lieutenant, you will have the privilege of giving the order for the execution. Diodiece is not the right man. Well, I'm a man who likes action. It was very kind of you. But we must fight him for Kufra. I'm distressed to see him like this. Did you ever think how your attacks seemed to us.
The wire will win when it tears our spirit. No surprise this movie lost money, but the fact that it made almost no money astonishes me. You've been fighting a war. I would say lands reserved for settlement and cultivation. He's making a big push for the mountains.
Well, you brought it on yourself. We will be with Graziani. Now, send in the army. We should have blown up the bridge. Once he's committed himself 30 kilometeres to the west.
Regress whether he wants talk or not. Yes, put them behind wire, camps and keep them there until we find them prudent or safe to release them. This introductory scene is part of historic records that show us the rise of fascism in Italy, and how it impacted Libya tragically. Moustapha Akkad and his work as a film maker will be remembered. Then why must we represent this? But you care nothing about the ruination of your country? As Mukhtar, Quinn gives a nuanced portrayal of compassion and wisdom.
We can never persue them in the desert. We are fighting barbed wire. Who can fight such a war? How can you say that? I hope you don't mind that I share some of your credit but after all, I chose you. Reed gives a very controlled performance, one of his best. Sir John Gielgud plays a Libian betrayer who helps the Italians. At the end of the film there are still photos of the real Mukhtar in chains and also of the main Italian protagonists we see in the film.
This way he successfully corners Mukhtar and his rebels in the mountains. What can you get from it? I do not want to see him. I will not be trivial. And why did God set that balance? Does it ever worry you, general,. You are the ruination of my country. There's nothing there, just wind and sand, not even much opposition. I never in my career lost a flag.
The cast of this film, doesn't lack big-names like Irene Papas and Sir John Gielgud but the roles were inconsequential as Mukhtar's friends. Almost all aspects of movie making are amazingly rendered. It will cut the enemies off from his supplies out of Egypt and cut him off from his retreat into Egypt. You know general, those colonists that we sent over especially from the south, they cost us leader for leader almost as if we put them up at the grand hotel. So, you're the brave young man. He is in Kufr, that's far away, in the desert.
Colonel Barillo, military governor of Merch. It will mean a new offensive. Graziani controls North Africa with the might of the Italian Army. God knows how this film faded away with a mediocre rating, but then again noone really saw the film right? What is the will of wire compared to the will of God? What the hell is he doing? Your Excellency, I made that proposal. Very interesting and very well done.