The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky

DVD - 2002
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An American artist couple, drawn by desire to the Sahara, travel there shortly after World War II in order to follow their passionate obsessions in an attempt to recapture the love they once shared.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2002]
Edition: Widescreen edition.
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780790770079
Branch Call Number: SHE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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Jun 30, 2017

Great film but the book is epic !!! great cast and scenery its slow and "depressing" but beautiful like real life ~420

Jun 01, 2016

Bizarre, bewildering, depressing, tedious, terrible acting, but beautiful scenery and some very, very strange and interesting cultural scenes and music. Apparently, you need to read the book first so you can understand it. Definitely an adult film (sex/nudity).

May 29, 2012

the finest movie ever created!!! the genius director bernardo bertolucci brings the brilliant novel by paul bowles to spectacular life across north africa and the sahara desert, while debra winger, john malkovich, and campbell scott demonstrate with subtlety and nuance the difference between 'tourists' and 'travelers.' Timothy Spall is unforgettable.


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Apr 01, 2012

Because we don't know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well, yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very small number, really. How many more times will you remember a certain afternoon of your childhood, some afternoon that's so deeply a part of your being that you can't even conceive of your life without it? Perhaps four or five times more, perhaps not even that. How many more times will you watch the full moon rise? Perhaps twenty. And yet it all seems limitless.

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