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Duration: 2 hours, 11 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.

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Sun 24 Aug 2014 00:50 BBC Two


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


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