Sahara (1983 film)

Sahara (1983 film)

name = Sahara

caption = "Sahara" theatrical poster. Artwork by Drew Struzan
director = Andrew V. McLaglen
producer = Yoram Globus
Menahem Golan
writer = Menahem Golan
James R. Silke
starring = Brooke Shields
Lambert Wilson
John Mills
music = Ennio Morricone
cinematography = David Gurfinkel
Armando Nannuzzi
distributor = Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
released = 1983
runtime = 111 min.
country = USA
language = English
budget = $25,000,000 (estimated)
amg_id = 1:42579
imdb_id = 0086232

"Sahara" is a 1983 movie starring Brooke Shields, Lambert Wilson, John Mills and Horst Buchholz. It was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. The original music score was composed by Ennio Morricone. At the 1984 Razzies, Brooke Shields was nominated for worst actress. The film's tagline is "She challenged the desert, its men, their passions and ignited a bold adventure." Over 20 years later, Lambert Wilson would have a major role in 2005's "Sahara", a film based on Clive Cussler's book.


The setting is in the year 1927. After her father dies, a young woman (Shields) disguised as a man, takes the place of her father in a race across the Sahara. She ends up prisoner to Rasoul, but is rescued by sheik Jaffar. However, more trouble awaits her before she can finish the race.

Main cast

*Brooke Shields ... Dale
*Lambert Wilson ... Jaffar
*Horst Buchholz ... Von Glessing
*John Rhys-Davies ... Rasoul
*Ronald Lacey ... Beg
*Cliff Potts ... String
*John Mills ... Cambridge
*Perry Lang ... Andy
*Steve Forrest ... Gordon
*Tuvia Tavi ... Bertocelli
*Terrence Hardiman ... Browne

External links

*imdb title|id=0086232|title=Sahara
*amg title|id=1:42579|title=Sahara

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