iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview, buy, or rent movies, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Ask the Dust

  R HD Closed Captioning

Robert Towne

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download this movie.

Plot Summary

Colin Farrell is Arturo Bandini, a young would-be writer who comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets beautiful barmaid Camilla (Salma Hayek), a Mexican immigrant who hopes for a better life by marrying a wealthy American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California. The passion that arises between them is palpable – if they could only set aside their ambitions and submit to it. Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert Towne (Chinatown) directs this outcasts’ tale of desire in the desert, co-starring Donald Sutherland (Pride and Prejudice).

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

TOMATOMETER

35%
  • Reviews Counted: 104
  • Fresh: 36
  • Rotten: 68
  • Average Rating: 5.1/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: Farrell isn't living up to his hype. He's inheriting the mantle from Andy Garcia as the world's oldest promising newcomer. – Ruthe Stein, San Francisco Chronicle, Jun 24, 2010

Rotten: ... after an hour or so, Ask the Dust seems to have said everything, and the air starts to seep out of its hermetic atmosphere. – Wesley Morris, Boston Globe, Nov 24, 2011

Rotten: Ask the Dust is one of the most eagerly awaited cinematic projects of 2006, which may be why it lands with such a curious thud. – Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, Jul 16, 2008

Rotten: Who would have guessed that Robert Towne, the writer of Chinatown, could make a movie as awful as Ask the Dust? It has it all -- one-dimensional characters, one-dimensional set and idiotically arch dialogue. – Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel, Jun 24, 2010

Read More About This Movie On Rotten Tomatoes

Customer Reviews

: )

ya know alot of people have said this is not that great of a movie, but they are really wrong. you gotta give the movie a chance first. It is really good, and..Idina Menzel is in it to : ) Shes alittle..crazy in this movie, ut shes still amazing! : D

Beautiful.

Beautiful.

Idina Menzel's duration of appearance

Was a very good movie, but wish Idina Menzel was in it more than she got to be.

Ask the Dust
View In iTunes
  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2006

Customer Ratings