November 15, 1996
Genre(s): Drama, Romance, War
Count Almsay is a map maker who is employed to map the great expanses of the Sahara Desert in the 1930s. He falls in madly in love with a woman, but a series of unfortunate incidents, including a crime he committed, leave him horribly burned and dying in an Italian villa during World War II. While there, he is attended to by a Canadian nurse who carries many bad memories and secrets of her own. He is also tormented by a thief who is at the villa to gain the secrets of the crime Almsay committed.