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Desert Winds (1994)

Jackie and Eugene are joined by a mystical wind tunnel which enables them to speak across a 500-mile desert. Believed by the Indians to be an omen of good luck, the wind inspires both ... See full summary »

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Michael A. Nickles
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Cast

Credited cast:
Adam Ant ... Crazy Venezuelan
Heather Graham ... Jackie
Jessica Hamilton Jessica Hamilton ... Young Jackie
Jack Kehler ... Eugene's Father
K. Louise Middleton ... Crazy Venezuelan's Wife
Michael A. Nickles ... Eugene
Kay Parker ... Alluring Woman (as Kay Taylor Parker)
Nick Searcy ... Sweaty Man
Grace Zabriskie ... Jackie's Mother
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Jackie and Eugene are joined by a mystical wind tunnel which enables them to speak across a 500-mile desert. Believed by the Indians to be an omen of good luck, the wind inspires both characters to face their fears and follow their hearts. Written by <jwall@tti.com>

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A love story about the shortest distance between two hearts. See more »

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ökenvindar See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Achilles Films See more »
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Color
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Quotes

Alluring Woman: I like the way you smoke that cigarette, honey. You got a mouth like a whore.
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Features The Little Drummer Boy (1968) See more »

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Sayin' Goodbye
written by James McVay
performed by James McVay
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27 March 2005 | by mattkratzSee all my reviews

This was not too bad a movie about a far-away romance. A young girl wanders out to a desert plateau in New Mexico and speaks into the wind. She is shocked when she gets a response, from a guy 500 miles away in Arizona. It seems as if they have found a wind tunnel which enables them to communicate over a great distance. Seven years later, they reconnect and discuss life's circumstances.

I thought the movie was OK. It had themes about following your heart and desires and encouraging others to do the same. I also thought it was too slow in some places, but that wasn't too bad. It had nice touches of romance and good conversations between the too leads. It was a decent movie at best.

** 1/2 out of ****


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