UW Cinematheque - UCLA Festival of Preservation on Tour
Desert Hearts | USA | 1985 | DCP | 93 min. Director: Donna Deitch
Saturday, March 17, 2018
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley In 1959, straight-laced professor Vivian (Shaver) flies to Reno for a quickie divorce and finds herself falling for a younger woman (Charbonneau). Deitch’s landmark love story features beautiful cinematography by future P.T. Anderson cinematographer Robert Elswit. Digitally restored by The Criterion Collection/Janus Films and UCLA Film & Television Archive in conjunction with Outfest UCLA Legacy Project and Sundance Institute.