DESERT DETOUR

A film by Richard Pottier

Cast : Jean-Claude Pascal, Gianna-Maria Canale, Jean Servais, Omar Sharif, Juliette Greco

1956 / thriller / France, Italie / original title : DESERT DETOUR / 100’ / Color / status : completed / long feature-film / International catalog

French engineer Jean Domèvre is looking for his missing friend Mokhir, a Lebanese engineer who just found a uranium deposit in the desert. Domèvre asks contessa Athelstane for help but falls in love with that woman who will not stop deceiving him to favour her lover, major Hobson, a secret agent who covets for the deposit.