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 motorcycle that Kip rides throughout the film, sometimes with Hana, is a Triumph 350cc 3HW. Triumph was the make of motorcycle actually specified in the original novel upon which the film is based.
Do you think you are the only one who feels anything?
As Hana reads the note Almásy has written on the Christmas cracker paper - "the heart is an organ of fire" - we see that it is dated only "December 22". However, when we see Almásy originally writing the note in flashback, we see him date it "December 22nd 1938".
The producer and director wish to thank The Tozeur District Governor.
Aria + Variation 1
from "Goldberg Variations"
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach
English, German, Italian, Arabic
$278,439 (USA) (17 November 1996)
$78,651,430 (USA) (7 September 1997)
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