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The Red Tent (1971)

The Red Tent (1971)

The Red Tent




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This adventure presents the true story of a crew of Italian explorers who were marooned in the Arctic following the crash of their dirigible in 1928. The story centers around the attempts of a courageous Italian explorer who is determined to rescue them, even if it means losing his own men; it is told in flashback based on the memories of the explorer who lives to regret his actions.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


Peter Finch
as Gen. Umberto Nobile
Sean Connery
as Roald Amundsen
Claudia Cardinale
as Nurse Valeria
Hardy Kruger
as Aviator Lundborg
Luigi Vannucchi
as Captain Zappi
Yuri Solomin
as Troiani
Massimo Girotti
as Rescue Coordinator
Grigori Gaj
as Icebreaker Captain
Nikita Mikhalkov
as Icebreaker Pilot
Nikolai Ivanov
as Amateur Radioman
Yuri Vizbor
as Behounek
Edward Marzevic
as Finn Malmgren, Mete...
Juri Vizbor
as Behounek
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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

Full Review… | 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.

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