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74 Ratings

Heat and Dust

Directed by James Ivory
United Kingdom, 1983
Drama, Romance


The experiences of two young English women in India, two generations apart, in the 1920s and 1980s. Anne, a young historical researcher, inherits letters written by her great aunt Olivia, and becomes obsessed with their revelation of an exotic and sensual past.

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Heat and Dust Directed by James Ivory

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1984 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Adapted

1984 | 7 nominations including: Best Cinematography

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1984 | Winner: Screenwriter of the Year

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