Desert Hearts

  |  Book Tickets: 09/04/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 28/02/1994
  |  90 min
Rated 18 by the BBFC


Debut feature for writer-director Donna Deitch, set in Reno, Nevada in 1959. Vivian Bell (Helen Shaver) is a New York Professor staying in Reno whilst she obtains a divorce. She is lodging in a ranch, owned by Frances Parker (Audra Lindley). Also living there is Cay Rivvers (Patricia Charbonneau), a fiery young employee at a local casino. Rivvers befriends Bell, and their relationship evolves into a tender romance.