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Duration: 2 hours, 10 minutes

In 1947, an American couple, Port and Kit Moresby, arrive in North Africa. A jaded musician, Port is looking to the desert for inspiration and a way to revive his failing marriage, while Kit, tired of their nomadic lifestyle, hopes for a miracle to rekindle their passion. As their paths cross and re-cross those of other travellers, the couple indulge in sexual adventures. But Port is determined to leave the modern world behind and they set out into the Sahara.

Last on

Sat 5 Oct 2013 00:10 BBC Two

Credits

Kit Moresby
Debra Winger
Port Moresby
John Malkovich
George Tunner
Campbell Scott
Mrs Lyle
Jill Bennett
Belqassim
Eric Vu-An
Eric Lyle
Timothy Spall
Mahrnia
Amina Annabi
Captain Broussard
Philippe Morier-Genoud
Abdelkader
Sotigui Kouyate
Bernardo Bertolucci
Narrator
Paul Bowles
Writer
Bernardo Bertolucci
Writer
Mark Peploe
Producer
Jeremy Thomas

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