Heat and Dust

In cinemas 8 March 2019.

Watch the trailer for Heat and Dust (1983).

“A delight”
Time Out

“Of all their [Merchant Ivory] collaborations, none has been more graceful, funny, literate or entertaining than Heat and Dust”
New York Times

Anne (Julie Christie), a young historical researcher, inherits letters written by her great aunt Olivia (Greta Scacchi), and becomes obsessed with their revelations of her past in India.

Adapted by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala from her Booker Prize-winning novel, and winner of Best Screenplay at the 1983 BAFTAs, Heat and Dust is an evocative Merchant Ivory classic.



From 9 March
BFI Southbank

From 17 March
Olympic Cinema, Barnes

24 March
Totnes Cinema


7 April
Hyde Park Picturehouse

From 16 April
Edinburgh Filmhouse

20 April
Hebden Bridge Picturehouse

From 20 April
Saffron Screen

From 26 April
Belmont Filmhouse


2 May
Ipswich Film Theatre

Heat and Dust (1983)

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