The English Patient
Buena Vista (1996)
Drama, War, Romance
In Collection
Seen ItYes
IMDB   7.4
162 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   R (Restricted)
Ralph Fiennes Almásy
Juliette Binoche Hana
Willem Dafoe Caravaggio
Kristin Scott Thomas Katharine Clifton
Naveen Andrews Kip
Colin Firth Geoffrey Clifton
Julian Wadham Madox
Jürgen Prochnow Major Muller
Kevin Whately Hardy
Clive Merrison Fenelon-Barnes
Nino Castelnuovo D'Agostino
Hichem Rostom Fouad
Peter Rühring Bermann
Geordie Johnson Oliver
Torri Higginson Mary
Liisa Repo-Martell Jan
Raymond Coulthard Rupert Douglas
Philip Whitchurch Corporal Dade
Lee Ross Spalding
Anthony Smee Beach Interrogation Officer
Anthony Minghella
Producer Bob Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein
Saul Zaentz
Scott Greenstein
Writer Anthony Minghella
Michael Ondaatje
Cinematography John Seale
Musician Gabriel Yared

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.
Edition Details
Edition Collector's Edition
Distributor Miramax Home Video
Release Date 6/29/2004
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (1.85:1)
Subtitles French; Spanish; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
DTS 5.1 [English]
DTS [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 2

Disc 01 Master Class With Anthony Minghella (Discussion On Deleted Scenes) A Passionate Journey: The Making Of The English Patient A Historical Look At The Real Count Almasy A Conversation With Saul Zaentz, Anthony Minghella & Michael Ondaatje Novelist Michael Ondaatje Featurette Feature Commentaries With Anthony Minghella and Others Film Reviews