Heat and Dust
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Heat and Dust
Two women, related but separated by one generation and 60 years, have parallel experiences in the evocative mystical environment of India in this period drama from producer Ismail Merchant and director James Ivory. Although a little slow-paced for some, and slightly confusing because the stories of the two women are intercut, the scenery and script evoke a time and place that mesmerize. Based on the 1975 novel by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, a long-time collaborator in Merchant-Ivory Productions, the story begins with Ann (Julie Christie) who discovers some letters written by her grandfather's… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Weaves a magical spell as an exploration of romance and as a sensitive cross-cultural study"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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