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In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1996-11-05

Runtime 162 minutes

Budget $27m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.2


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stephanie_petersen_5035 shared a tip "This one's too heavy for me. Beautifully shot, beautifully acted, totally depressing."

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swanqueen shared a tip "The heart is an organ of fire and now I have tears in my eyes"

fran_hillyer shared a tip "Tear jerker"

steven_olds shared a tip "The acting was superb. I also loved the way that they unfolded the story."

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catpriestess shared a tip "Such an intense movie. Beautiful, tragic, and so raw"

devona_miller shared a tip "I loved this movie, educational and romantic... Gut renching and beautiful"

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kristan_farr shared a tip "One of my all time favorite movies. Great acting, scenery, story."

fran_cie shared a tip "The Invisible Woman is similar. My favorite all-time though is Pride & Prejudice with Kiera Knightley 😉"

melvyn_carrion shared a tip "Big time tear jerker"

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