Desert Beauty

Films where the desert is a character, and the cinematography is sublime.

Suggestions welcome.

  • Ice Cold in Alex
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • The Flight of the Phoenix
  • Dirkie
  • Fata Morgana
  • Walkabout
  • The Desert of the Tartars
  • Lion of the Desert
  • Wanderers of the Desert
  • Ishtar
  • The Secret of the Sahara
  • The Sheltering Sky
  • The Dove's Lost Necklace
  • Ashes of Time
  • The English Patient
  • Passion in the Desert
  • Rabbit-Proof Fence
  • Hidalgo
  • Bab'Aziz
  • The House of Sand
  • Tulpan
  • Black Gold
  • Tracks
  • May in the Summer
  • Timbuktu
  • Theeb
  • Twilight of Shadows
  • Queen of the Desert
  • Last Days in the Desert
  • Dune