Passion in the Desert Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for Passion in the Desert the Movie

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Definitely one of the stranger plots going. Augustin Roberts (Daniels) is a French officer in Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. He's escorting artist Venture de Paradis (Piccoli), who's been commissioned to record the country's monuments. The duo are lost and separated in a desert sandstorm, with Roberts eventually finding shelter in the ruins of an ancient city. But he's not alone--his dangerous companion is a female leopard, who decides to help out the two-legged interloper. Based on a novella by Honore de Balzac.

Distribution

New Line Home Video, 116 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (310)854-5811, Fax: (310)854-1824, URL: http://www.newline.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 93 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Historical Drama, Military: Foreign, Middle East, Wild Kingdom, Survival, Deserts, Books to Film: Honore de Balzac, Big Cats
Screenplay
Lavinia Currier, Martin Edmunds
Cast
Ben Daniels, Michel Piccoli
Cinematography
Alexei Rodionov
Director
Lavinia Currier
Music
Jose Nieto
Producer
Lavinia Currier, Joel McCleary, Stephen Dembitzer, Roland Films, Fine Line Features

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