About this title: From the novel by Michael Ondaatje. Anthony Minghella's screenplay is a gripping adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning story of love, betrayal and loss set against a background of war, spies and intrigue. "Here is a work of art to break your heart."--"Time" "The current movie versions of books are well-meaning, but none comes close to "The English Patient" in their ability to turn literary prose into cinematic gems."--"New York Times "
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