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(1982)

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  • In the Victorian period, two teenagers, David and Sarah, travel with a caravan from Baghdad to Damascus. At an oasis, the white slave agent known as the Jackal raids them, mainly to add the beautiful young Sarah to his harem. Only David and Sarah narrowly escape, and all the others are slayed in the massacre. Their flight leads them to a beautiful oasis - their paradise - where they discover love and sex. However, the Jackal has not given up on Sarah yet, and David must lure him to his death, or be killed by him.


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  • In the Victorian period, David (Willie Aames) and Sarah (Phoebe Cates), two teenagers, travel with a caravan from Baghdad to Damascus. At an oasis, the white slave agent known as the 'Jackal' raids them, mainly to add the beautiful young Sarah to his harem of mistresses. David and Sarah and her manservant, Geoffrey narrowly escape, but all the others are slain in the massacre including David's American missionary parents. However, Geoffrey doesn't survive long, as he accidentally runs into and is killed by the Jackal as the trio takes a rest on their westerly direction toward civilization.

    Sarah and David's flight leads them to a beautiful oasis in the middle of the arid desert their peaceful place in paradise, where they discover natural love and their sexuality. However, the Jackal has not given up on Sarah yet, and David must lure him to his death, or be killed by him.

    Eventually, David confronts the Jackal and is able to kill him. Sarah reveals to David that she is pregnant and the two young lovers have finally reached civilization, the Syrian city of Damascus.

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