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The Sheltering Sky

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Starring (View all)
Jill Bennett Jill Bennett
Mrs Lyle
Timothy Spall Timothy Spall
Eric Lyle
Eric Vu-An Eric Vu-An
Belqassim
Amina Annabi Amina Annabi
Mahrnia
Philippe Morier-Genoud Philippe Morier-Genoud
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Paul Bowles Paul Bowles
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Mark Peploe Mark Peploe
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An average movie

8 years ago at Jan 14 16:30
Following his major success with ‘The Last Emperor’, Bernardo Bertolucci came up with this movie and since I have always had a weak spot for his work, I was really eager to check it out. First of all, even though this movie was not a huge epic like Bertolucci’s previous movie, it was still quite a prestigious production and many actresses such as Natasha Richardson, Judy Davis, Ellen Barkin... read more
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Paul Bowles’s haunting novel receives a rich, sensuous adaptation courtesy of master director Bernardo Bertolucci. Looking to rekindle their lost passion, American couple Kit (Debra Winger) and Port Moresby (John Malkovich) venture to the Sahara Desert. Along for the journey is the pair’s friend George Tunner (Campbell Scott), who soon begins an affair with Kit. As they contend with the numbing heat of the desert and the fallout of an unexpected love triangle, the trio find their lives and beliefs challenged in unexpected ways.
Release date: 12 December 1990
UPC: 085391206224
Tags: 1990s (5), Drama (5), Morocco (3), Desert (3), 1990 (3), (3), Algeria (2), Romance (2), Adventure (2), Infidelity (2), Italy (2), Erotic (2), Prostitute (2), Questing (1), Box Office Flop (1), Sort (1), (lib) (1), Nomadic (1), Cross-Cultural (1)
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