Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2017
Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2017
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Film Category
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIÈRE
  • THE COUNTRY DOCTOR
  • THE COUNTRY DOCTOR
  • THE COUNTRY DOCTOR
  • THE COUNTRY DOCTOR

THE COUNTRY DOCTOR

 MÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE

FRANCE • DRAMA • 102 MINS • 2015 • M
Directed by: THOMAS LILTI
Starring: François Cluzet, Marianne Denicourt, Isabelle Sadoyan, Félix Moati
French box-office star François Cluzet (The Intouchables, 2011) headlines this heartwarming and engaging medical drama from popular doctor-turned-director Thomas Lilti.

Jean-Pierre Werner (Cluzet) is a kind, no-nonsense, firmly established country doctor, who works gruelling hours and whose role in the community often extends beyond simply overseeing the physical wellbeing of his patients. When he is diagnosed with an illness which demands he stop work, he is forced to take on a replacement who, to his dismay, is the inexperienced Nathalie (Isabelle Sadoyan, Thérèse Desqueyroux, AF FFF13). Jean-Pierre struggles to accept his reality and let go of his work, entirely unconvinced that Nathalie has what it takes to replace him. This only serves to make the handover more challenging, but little does Jean-Pierre know that beyond Nathalie’s often humorous beginner faux-pas lies a strong and resourceful woman who is determined to meet the demands of the role, and break the ice with his loyal – albeit quirky – patients.

Superbly cast and emotionally complex, this is a moving and funny character drama, which will undoubtedly leave you with a joie de vivre.

French with English subtitles

 

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BUY 3:40 PMSaturday 25 March Chauvel Cinema
BUY 4:10 PMSunday 26 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 6:00 PMSunday 26 March Palace Verona
BUY 8:30 PMMonday 27 March Palace Norton St.
BUY 4:00 PMWednesday 29 March Palace Verona
BUY 4:15 PMSaturday 25 March Kino Cinemas
BUY 1:50 PMSunday 26 March Palace Cinema Como
BUY 8:40 PMSunday 26 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 9:15 PMMonday 27 March Palace Brighton Bay
BUY 4:00 PMThursday 30 March Palace Westgarth
BUY 8:40 PMMonday 27 March Electric
BUY 9:00 PMThursday 30 March Electric
BUY 8:50 PMSunday 2 April Electric
BUY 1:45 PMSunday 26 March Palace Barracks
BUY 8:45 PMFriday 31 March Palace Centro
BUY 3:45 PMSunday 2 April Palace Centro
BUY 9:00 PMThursday 6 April Palace Barracks
BUY 4:15 PMSaturday 8 April Palace Centro
BUY 8:30 PMWednesday 5 April Palace Nova
BUY 4:00 PMSunday 16 April Palace Nova
BUY 4:15 PMSaturday 22 April Palace Nova
 1:30 PMSunday 26 March Cinema Paradiso
 6:40 PMSaturday 1 April Windsor
 11:00 AMTuesday 4 April Luna on SX
 4:00 PMWednesday 5 April Windsor

Not showing in Hobart.

Not showing in Casula.

Not showing in Parramatta.

 

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