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The English Patient


Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas View All


Anthony Minghella (Director), Anthony Minghella (Screenplay) View All

Release: Nov. 14th, 1996
Runtime: 2 hours, 42 minutes
Beginning in the 1930s, "The English Patient" tells the story of Count Almásy who is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics that is later revealed in a series of flashbacks while Almásy is on his death bed after being horribly burned in a plane crash.
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49 How is The English Patient?
I never saw this film before, and noticed all the awards it won. I was wondering what everyone thinks of it? I'm thinking about renting it over the weekend on DVD. Thanks in advance for all the respon...
4 The English Patient (1996) vs. The End of the Affair (1999)
I thought both movies were similar in the sense that they are both romance movies involving extramarital relations, and they both star Ralph Fiennes, and they are both set in WWII coincidentally. I...

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