Captive of the Desert

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Captive of the Desert
Film poster
Directed by Raymond Depardon
Produced by Pascale Dauman
Written by Raymond Depardon
Starring Sandrine Bonnaire
Cinematography Raymond Depardon
Release date
  • 18 April 1990 (1990-04-18)
Running time
96 minutes
Country France
Language French

Captive of the Desert (French: La captive du désert) is a 1990 French drama film directed by Raymond Depardon. It was entered into the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.[1] It was based in part on the experiences of Françoise Claustre who was captured by Chadian rebels in 1974, later joined by her husband, and the pair finally released in 1977.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Captive of the Desert". Retrieved 2009-08-05. 

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