About The Wind And The Lion
Oscar© winner Sean Connery is at his swashbuckling best in Director John Milius' epic adventure. This classic film set against the majestic Moroccan desert, is full of subtle romance and international intrigue. The Wind and the Lion is an action-packed, turn of-the-century true tale of a dashing Arabian Sheik (Connery) who kidnaps a beautiful American widow (Candice Bergen) and her children. The incident unleashes a battle of wills between two countries, as President Teddy Roosevelt (Keith), and his sly Secretary of State John Hay (Huston), engage in a high-stakes global chess game with Tangier.