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A rescue attempt of a German traitor during World War I has unexpected consequences and sets off an adventure across the Arabian desert.

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Cast overview:
Chris Klein ... Jackson Cove
Victoria Summer ... Eleanor Morgan
Werner Daehn ... Josef Von Zimmermann
Randy Oglesby ... General Rupert Graves III
Sarah Lynn Dawson ... Patricia Evans
Guido Foehrweisser ... German Pilot (as Guido Föhrweißer)
Arthur Kleinpell III ... Driver
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A rescue attempt of a German traitor during World War I has unexpected consequences and sets off an adventure across the Arabian desert.

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Rated R for some violence and language
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English

Release Date:

9 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Out of the Burning Blue See more »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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When the Allied pilot is telling the nurse about calculating distance, he says distance equals speed divided by time. Correct is distance equals rate times time. See more »

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Lost in the dessert
29 September 2017 | by lc-661-372948See all my reviews

This movie appealed to me by the theme and period; Dessert, WW1, action and adventure. The story about the German fighter-pilot (ace) that crashed in the Egyptian dessert and the couple sent out to rescue him and his secret intelligence was interesting too. But I might have had too high expectations for this movie – because it was a big disappointment for several reasons: There is a strange Tarantino-feel to the title-texts, just like the music is completely out of place too being like something from a Western. Then all the characters was so cliché (German = evil, British = civilized, American = heroic and reckless), and at the same time all of them was kind of annoying. So the first 45 minutes carried by their dialog was a real bore. The camera-angles could have supported the drama – but instead often felt static and plain. Even the tones and colors was grey'ish instead of warm and saturated – which could have improved the pictures a lot. Then historically I guess many things can be wrong too – like if the airplane-types was used in Egypt etc. – but I can accept that. So many good ingredients was just wasted and yes – lost in the dessert. I give it a 4 for idea and the effort.


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