The Red Tent (1971)

The Red Tent (1971)

The Red Tent




Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

The Red Tent Videos & Photos

Movie Info

The true story of a tragic 1928 arctic expedition provides the basis for this adventure drama that was a joint Italian and Russian co-production. Peter Finch stars as General Umberto Nobile, who is visited in Rome by the ghosts of those whose lives were taken in his ill-fated mission forty years earlier. In flashback, Nobile recalls the attempt to cross the North Pole by flying dirigible, the Italia . When the airship crashes, Nobile and his crew are scattered across the ice, left to struggle … More

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Art House & International, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Richard L. Adams, Ennio De Concini
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 23, 2005
Paramount Pictures

Watch it now


as Gen. Umberto Nobile

as Roald Amundsen

as Nurse Valeria

as Aviator

as Biagi

as Captain Zappi

as Troiani

as Rescue Coordinator

as Icebreaker Captain

as Icebreaker Pilot

as Amateur Radioman

as Behounek

as Finn Malmgren, Meteo...

as Behounek
Show More Cast

News & Interviews for The Red Tent

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.


Critic Reviews for The Red Tent

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

The northern climate provides the existential atmosphere appropriate to the material, and the score by Morricone underlines these conditions.

Full Review… | August 29, 2006
TV Guide's Movie Guide

An unusual and rich blend of epic film and memory play.

August 30, 2005
Groucho Reviews

Spare the art. Give me the adventure.

Full Review… | August 16, 2005

There's no sure way to know the outcome

| January 1, 2000

September 8, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Audience Reviews for The Red Tent


A rather entertaining, dream-like and very original Italo-Russian co-production about a bunch of Arctic explorers that find themselves trapped in the snowy desert under a red tent.

The Red Tent Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss The Red Tent on our Movie forum!