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305 Ratings

DESERT HEARTS

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Directed by Donna Deitch
United States, 1985
Drama, LGBTQ+, Romance

Synopsis

While waiting for her divorce papers, a repressed professor of literature is unexpectedly seduced by a carefree, spirited young lesbian.

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Synopsis

While waiting for her divorce papers, a repressed professor of literature is unexpectedly seduced by a carefree, spirited young lesbian.

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Desert HeartsDirected byDonna Deitch

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Awards & Festivals

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Sundance Film Festival
1986 | Winner: Dramatic (Special Jury Prize)
1986 | Honorable Mention: Dramatic Competition
2017
Locarno International Film Festival
1985 | Winner: Best Actress
Independent Spirit Awards
1987 | Nominee: Best Female Lead

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