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Sahara (1983)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  2 March 1984 (USA)
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After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dale
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Jaffar
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Rasoul
Ronald Lacey ...
Beg
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String
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Andy
Ya'ackov Ben-Sira ...
Mayor (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
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Cambridge
Tuvia Tavi ...
Bertocelli
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Gordon
Terrence Hardiman ...
Browne
Shahar Cohen ...
Abu
Zehava Twena ...
Yasmin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gabi Amrani ...
Omar
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After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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She challenged the desert, its men, their passions and ignited a bold adventure.

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Adventure | Drama

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2 March 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aventuras en el Sahara  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Star Brooke Shields was expected to drive on-location as part of her role, but was too young at the time of filming to do so legally. Special permission had to be arranged with the local government, to allow her to drive for the movie. See more »

Goofs

Twice in the opening sequence, Dale (Brooke Shields) slides off the race course on a corner, and the wide view shows her race car hitting a hay bale barricade, but both times in a close-up shot inserted between the long views, her car hits a barricade made of tires. See more »


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Written by James P. Johnson and Cecil Mack
Performed by The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
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Lambert is mesmerizing!
16 July 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I'm a pushover for the Saharan setting, but discovering Lambert Wilson was the best surprise. He made the whole movie. His eyes, voice, stature......just wonderful. I liked the adventure of the movie.......much like the Great American Race.


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