R | | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of World War II, 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.
This movie was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the "Best of Film 1996" at position number one in the in their year-end review issue dated December 23, 1996.
There is no God... but I hope someone looks after you.
Madox: Just in case you're interested, it's called the suprasternal notch. Come and visit us in Dorset when all this nonsense is over.
Madox: You'll never come to Dorset.
When the jazz band plays, the vibraphone player uses four mallets in a modern style which was first used in the 70's.
Disclaimer in end credits: "While a number of the characters who appear in this film are based on historical figures, and while many of the areas described - such as the Cave of Swimmers and its surrounding desert - exist and were explored in the 1930s, it is important to stress that this story is a fiction and that the portraits of the characters who appear in it are fictional, as are some of the events and journeys."
English, German, Italian, Arabic
$278,439 17 November 1996