Steel Dawn on VHS. Movie starring Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe, Christopher Neame. Directed by Lance Hool. 1987.
From the VHS box cover:
He is the desert warrior, carving the [obscured by sticker]
They call him Nomad. A man without a home, without a past. A new breed of warrior trained in the art of swordmanship and hand-to-hand combat, roaming the vast desert wastelands in a post-nuclear age… in a time where laws are useless and water is more precious than blood.
When Nomad’s old friend and mentor is brutally slain by the notorious swordsman Sho, Nomad heads for the desolate valley of Meridian to avenge his death. There he meets the beautiful Kasha, one of the many farmers being terrorized by the sinister warlord Damnil. The desperate farmers appoint Nomad their peacemaker, charged with protecting them against Damnil’s diabolical plot to control all the water of the valley. But as Nomad begins to help Kasha’s farm, thwarting Damnil’s carefully laid plans, he becomes the target of Damnil’s savage army, face-to-face with the bloodthirsty Sho, fighting for revenge, honor… and love.
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