By Philipp STÖLZL

BETA CINEMA - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2013

A breathtaking adventure set in 11th-century England and Persia, in the tradition of great international bestselling European films such as THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS, THE NAME OF THE ROSE and PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 150 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Philipp STÖLZL
    • Writer(s)
    • Jan BERGER
    • Producer(s)
    • Wolf BAUER (UFA Cinema), Nico HOFMANN (UFA Cinema)
    • Synopsis
    • THE PHYSICIAN tells the story of Rob Cole, a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother dies from the effects of a mysterious illness. Vowing to become a physician and vanquish Death itself, he travels to Isfahan in Persia to study medicine under the great Ibn Sina. Through countless ordeals and challenges, and making many sacrifices along the way, he struggles on unwaveringly. His unflagging quest for knowledge leads to the blossoming of friendship and true love.