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The Sheltering Sky

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.

Release date:

2 hours, 11 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Aug 2014 00:50


Role Contributor
Kit MoresbyDebra Winger
Port MoresbyJohn Malkovich
George TunnerCampbell Scott
Mrs LyleJill Bennett
BelqassimEric Vu-An
Eric LyleTimothy Spall
MahrniaAmina Annabi
Captain BroussardPhilippe Morier-Genoud
AbdelkaderSotigui Kouyate
NarratorPaul Bowles
DirectorBernardo Bertolucci
WriterBernardo Bertolucci
WriterMark Peploe
ProducerJeremy Thomas