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Desert Winds (1995)

 -  Drama | Mystery | Romance  -  January 1995 (USA)
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Jackie and Eugene are joined by a mystical wind tunnel which enables them to speak across a 500-mile desert. Believed by the Indians to be an omen of good luck, the wind inspires both ... See full summary »

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Jackie and Eugene are joined by a mystical wind tunnel which enables them to speak across a 500-mile desert. Believed by the Indians to be an omen of good luck, the wind inspires both characters to face their fears and follow their hearts. Written by <jwall@tti.com>

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Sometimes, the farther away you feel, the closer you really are. See more »

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Alluring Woman: I like the way you smoke that cigarette, honey. You got a mouth like a whore.
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written by Lisa Harlow Stark(as Harlow Stark) & Marsha Malamet(as Marcia Malamet)
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Unique and earnest effort
17 August 2000 | by (california) – See all my reviews

I'm always looking to discover small films that might hold something unique and interesting, so when I read a comment about Desert Winds that caught my interest I decided to watch it. And I'm not sorry I did. I should state right up front that this will almost definitely not be to everyone's taste because there is almost no action and there is a lot of dialogue -- or monologue, depending on how you want to view it. But it will also be a very pleasant experience for many out there, possibly the same group of viewers who remember Richard Linklater's film Before Sunrise with pleasure. I was constantly being reminded of that film while watching Desert Winds. Even though the production values of this film show a limited budget it is still very well conceived and executed despite that. Michael Nickles and Heather Graham were never uninteresting to watch and listen to as they tentatively revealed themselves to each other across a huge chasm. The whole idea and concept was intriguing. While Nickles still has a way to go as a writer, he clearly is on his way there and I will definitely be interested in whatever else he does.


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