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The English Patient

Top 10 Romantic Movies

Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas in The English Patient


The English Patient
(1996)

Set in the waning days of World War II, The English Patient tells the tale of Count László de Almásy (Ralph Fiennes), a Hungarian cartographer who is badly injured in a mysterious plane crash. As Hana (Juliette Binoche), a French-Canadian nurse, tends to her patient, the Count's tragic past is revealed through a series of flashbacks. While new love blooms in the present for Hana with Kip (Naveen Andrews), a British-Indian lieutenant, we learn of the passionate, ill-fated affair that changes the course of the Count's life and ultimately leads to his downfall.


Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed by: Anthony Minghella
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas


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