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.
The only film that year to be nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress Oscars.
D'you not come in?
Almásy: No. I should go home.
Katharine Clifton: Will you please come in?
Almásy: Mrs. Clifton...
Katharine Clifton: Don't.
Almásy: I believe you still have my book.
Hana has to cut her hair with a knife but, somehow, has cleanly shaved armpits. Very unlikely both for the time the film takes place and for the difficult conditions she is facing.
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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