A photographer travels to Morocco to stay with her engineer husband and shoot some photos. He was sent there by an international oil company to check on an oil drilling site. While traveling there she has erotic adventures with residents of the area. But she ends up having an affair with someone who ends up betraying her and she murders the man.
Did You Know?
The original title is Amantide - Scirocco. The word "amant" means "lover" in French. The suffix "-ide" is added to words to form names of chemical components like oxygen and oxide. Scirocco is a type of hot wind, often dusty or rainy, blowing from North Africa across the Mediterranean Sea to southern Europe. So the literal translation of the title is approximately - The Lover Chemical - Hot Desert Wind. See more
There is a version in Germany where the sex scenes are toned down and also the scene where Fiona Gelin shoots the man in the genitals and it casuses his death is edited where the closeup is not shown. See more