The Sheltering Desert (1991)


Roderick McGregor Mann (as Roderick Mann), Henno Martin (book) (as Dr. Henno Martin)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Connery ... Henno Martin
Rupert Graves ... Hermann Korn
Joss Ackland ... Col. Johnston
Kate Normington Kate Normington ... Brigitte Muller
John Carson ... Harding
Frantz Dobrowsky Frantz Dobrowsky ... Corporal de Kock (as Franz Dobrowsky)
Michael Brunner Michael Brunner ... Zoeller
Gavin Hood ... Willi
Will Bernard Will Bernard ... Policeman
Glenn Swart Glenn Swart ... Constable Grobbelaar
Ronald France Ronald France ... Mr. Siedentopf
Dulcie van den Bergh Dulcie van den Bergh ... Mrs. Siedentopf
Patrick Shai Patrick Shai ... Constable
Gordon van Rooyen Gordon van Rooyen ... Magistrate
Fanyana H. Sidumo Fanyana H. Sidumo ... Ovambo (as Fanyama H. Sidumo)


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Adventure | Drama




South Africa | UK | Ireland



Release Date:

1 February 1991 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Desert ocrotitor See more »

Filming Locations:

Namib Desert, Namibia

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The story is based on the book by Henno Martin "Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste" See more »

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