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Desire (1992)

Salt on Our Skin (original title)
A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair despite the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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George
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Gavin
Anaïs Jeanneret ...
Frédérique
Hanns Zischler ...
Sidney
Barbara Jones ...
Ellen
Rolf Illig ...
George's Father
Petra Berndt ...
Jodie
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Angus (as László Kish)
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Mary
Sandra Voe ...
Gavin's Mother
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George's Mother
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Roger
Gene D'Onofrio ...
Gavin's Father
Philip Pretten ...
Al
Shawn Provender ...
Daniel, 6 Years Old
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A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair despite the differences in their lifestyles. He asks her to marry him but she refuses, and they continue their separate lives but also continue their affair through the years, loving each other despite their differences. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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17 September 1992 (Germany)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Stars Greta Scacchi and Vincent D'Onofrio were romantically involved at the time of the filming. Their daughter Leila George D'Onofrio, was born in March 1992. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
George: I'm standing without you, on the bridge of the boat, cutting its way into the black night towards the end of the world.
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The Keel Row
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Traditional Tyneside melody
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Great movie
20 January 2002 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie, being a widow myself I related to the two characters. Most of the greatest love affairs are wrought with complications and never end in the happily ever after scenario. This was my first introduction to Vincent D'Onfrio and I loved him in this movie and The Whole Wide World but his other characters have been too harsh and I like to remember him by Salt On Our Skin. I think it is neat how this movie started a real life love affair between Vincent D'Onofrio and Greta Scacchi and they produced a daughter which they named after Greta's character in this movie (George).


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