Joshua Connor's three sons' favorite story in The Arabian Nights is "Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Peri Banu," about three sons of the Sultan of the Indies, each with magical aid: Ahmad's magical tent, Ali's magical telescope, Hussain's magical carpet.
illustration of Prince Ahmed's first sight of Fairy Periebanou by Willy Pogany (August 24, 1882-July 30, 1955); Frances Jenkins Olcott, More Tales From the Arabian Nights (1915)
"The Story of Prince Ahmed: The Fairy Palace," opposite page 222: Not in copyright, via Internet Archive @ https://archive.org/details/moretalesfromara00lane/page/n256/mode/1up
The Water Diviner traces Australian farmer and water diviner Joshua Connor's (Russell Crowe) search for his three sons.
The Connors have been reported missing in action as members of ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) during the Entente Powers' military campaign on the Gallipoli Peninsula (Gelibolu Yarımadası), East Thrace (European Turkey), southeastern Europe.
The Connor "boys", Arthur (Ryan Corr), Edward (James Fraser) and Henry (Ben O'Toole): The Water Diviner @TheWaterDivinerMovie, via Facebook October, 29, 2014, @ https://www.facebook.com/TheWaterDivinerMovie/posts/721200427960091
Castle of Afyonkarahisar (Turkish: afyon "poppy, opium" + kara "black" + hisar "fortress"), built ca. 1350 BCE, tops black volcanic rock.
Prisoners captured during Gallipoli campaign were held in buildings at foot of rock.
Afyon Province, western Turkey; Tuesday, September 17, 1991: Klaus-Peter Simon, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:AfyonBurgberg.jpg
Satellite image of the Gallipoli Peninsula and surrounding area: Gallipoli Peninsula juts southwesterly from northwestern Turkey.
Dardanelles, strait connecting Sea of Marmara and Aegean Sea, separates Europe's Gallipoli Peninsula from Asia's mainland in Anatolia, Turkey.
Turkey's largest island (center left), Imbros (official name: Gökçeada İmroz, "Heavenly Island") lies west of Gallipoli Peninsula (center).: NASA’s globe software World Wind, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gallipoli_peninsula_from_space.png