The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky
The Sheltering Sky
  • R
  • 2h 19m
  • 1990
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Director Bernardo Bertolucci's sensual film about the relationship of three Americans among the exotic landscape of North Africa in 1947 stars Debra Winger, John Malkovich, and Campbell Scott. Married Kit and Port Moresby globetrot to North Africa hoping to re-spark their love and add some zest to their lackluster lives. Along for the ride is the pair's friend George Tunner (Campbell Scott), who soon begins having an affair with Kit. As they struggle through the numbing heat of Africa and the sudden love triangle, they find their lives and beliefs challenged in unexpected ways. Bertolucci was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
© 1990 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Variety Staff

Those who haven't read the book will be left bewildered.

June 21, 2017
Time Out

As you'd expect, it's a big, handsome film, rich and strange in psychological depths and eroticism...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:December 12, 1990
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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