|A man with no name, burned beyond recognition, lies dying in an Italian monastery. Tended by a young nurse, the man known only as the "English patient" relives the secret romance which destroyed him -- but will also ultimately set him free. Anthony Minghella's passionate adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's haunting novel thrilled critics and audiences, and swept the Oscars.
Criterion's edition of The English Patient features:
- Screen-specific audio commentary by director Anthony Minghella, producer Saul Zaentz, and author Michael Ondaatje
- Director-approved widescreen transfer
- Trailers and television spots
- 24-minute documentary The English Patient: A Passionate Journey featuring video interviews with stars Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas, Juliette Binoche, and Willem Dafoe Master class with Minghella
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