The Wind and the Lion is a 1975 adventure film. It was written and directed by John Milius and starred Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith and John Huston. It was based somewhat on the real-life Perdicaris incident of 1904. This movie blends historic facts into a violent fictional adventure in which an American woman, Eden Perdicaris , and her two children are kidnapped by Arab brigand Mulai Ahmed er Raisuli , prompting American President Theodore Roosevelt to send an armed invasion and rescue mission to Morocco. The film was the first co-production between MGM and Columbia Pictures...
|Release date:||May 22, 1975|
|Directed by:||John Milius|
|Producer:||Phil Rawlins, Herb Jaffe|
|Editor:||Robert L. Wolfe|
|Music by:||Jerry Goldsmith|
|Screenplay by:||John Milius|
|Genre:||Adventure Film, Action Film|