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THE COUNTRY DOCTOR (France)
May 6, 2017 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
Southern California Premiere
Rolling off HIPPOCRATES, doctor-turned-filmmaker Thomas Lilti delves once again into the medical world with THE COUNTRY DOCTOR. The social dramedy stars Francois Cluzet (“Intouchables”, “Tell No One’) as a devoted and revered countryside doctor whose life gets rocked by a middle-age woman who has come from the city hospital to earn her chops. Challenging each other with opposite views on medicine, the pair eventually bond and learn from one another.
Writer|Director: Thomas Lilti
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Running Time: 102 minutes
Distributor: Distrib Films
Language: French w|English Subtitles
Starring: François Cluzet, Marianne DenicourtDirector: Jan Hrebejk
FESTIVALS: Edinburgh International Film Festival; New Zealand International Film Festival; Haifa Film Festival; Leiden International Film Festival, Netherlands; European Union Film Festival, Ottawa; FCP, Hong Kong; Kino Pavasaris – Vilnius Film Festival, Lithuania; SpIFF, Spokane, WA; Sedona Film Festival, Sedona, AZ; Green Mountain Film Festival, Montpelier, VT; RiverRun International Film Festival, Winston-Salem, NC; Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland, OH
AWARDS: César Awards, France – Nominated Best Actor, Francois Cluzet; Edinburgh International Film Festival – Nominated, Audience Award, Thomas Lilti.
“The film bristles with humor, mostly drawn from life, and illuminating moments of irony.” … Hollywood Reporter
Official Website w|Trailer: http://www.distribfilmsus.com/our-movies/thecountrydoctor/