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The Physician / Der Medicus

Philipp Stölzl Director: Philipp Stölzl
Cast list: Tom Payne, Ben Kingsley, Stellan Skarsgård, Olivier Martinez, Emma Rigby, Elyas M'Barek, Fahri Yardim, Makram Khoury
Screenplay: Jan Berger
Director of Photography: Hagen Bogdanski
Editor: Sven Budelmann
Music: Ingo Frenzel
Producer: Sebastian Werninger
Distribution: Bontonfilm
Rights: Bontonfilm
Country: Germany
Year: 2013
Running time: 150
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: English
Subtitles: Czech
Movie synopsis: The Physician is an adaptation of Noah Gordon's eponymous novel whose story is set in the 11th century. Rob Cole has a very special power: He is able to sense when somebody is about to die. After both his parents pass away, a wandering physician takes Rob in. The boy becomes his apprentice during their journeys. Rob's desire to learn as much as possible about this profession leads him from Constantinople to Persia, where he attempts to enter a medical school. In the end, his acceptance is ensured only by his meeting with the Persian Shah. This epic German film is often compared to such iconic films of the genre as Lawrence of Arabia or The English Patient. CLOSING FILM OF THE FESTIVAL.
 

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with support of
Goethe-Institut Tschechische Republik
Goethe-Institut Tschechische Republik
Screenings
28.03.2014 / 19:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 12, Barrandov Studio     buy ticket
28.03.2014 / 22:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 10, Česká Televize     buy ticket
05.04.2014 / 20:00 Plzeň |CineStar, # 7     buy ticket
06.04.2014 / 20:00 Liberec |CineStar, # 2     buy ticket
11.04.2014 / 20:00 Hradec Králové |CineStar, # 6     buy ticket
13.04.2014 / 18:30 Havířov |Kino Centrum, Small Venue
16.04.2014 / 20:00 Zlín |Golden Apple Cinema, # 4
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