||Plot Summary for
English Patient, The (1996)
Beginning in the 1930's, "The English Patient" tells the story
of Count Almasy who is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to
chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers.
As World War II unfolds, Almasy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics that
is later revealed in a series of flashbacks while Almasy is on his death bed after being
horribly burned in a plane crash.