In the 1930s, Count Almásy 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.
- Genre: Drama, Romance, War
- Studio: Miramax, Tiger Moth Productions
- Keyword: cairo, egypt, identity, amnesia, world war ii, burn, landmine, expedition, cave, sandstorm, cave painting, prisoner of war, map, mine clearer, hearing, desert scientist, intelligence, traitor, airplane, secret love, desert
- Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas, Naveen Andrews, Colin Firth