R | | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
26 February 2002 | bob the moo
Epic story that mixes lust with a mystery story worthy stuff but a touch too slow
Tuscany WW2. Traumatised by the loss of anyone she cared for or loved, Canadian nurse Hana stays behind her unit with...
Was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the "Best of Film 1996" at position #1 in the in their year end review issue dated December 23, 1996.
I once traveled with a guide who was taking me to Faya. He didn't speak for nine hours. At the end of it he pointed at the horizon and said, "Faya!" That was a good day.
Extras in the Cairo market are wearing burnooses (hooded robes) from Tunisia (filming location), not worn in Egypt.
The producer and director wish to thank The Tozeur District Governor.
English, German, Italian, Arabic
$278,439 (USA) (17 November 1996)
$78,651,430 (USA) (7 September 1997)
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