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The English Patient

Romantic epic. During the end of World War II a badly burned man lies in an abandoned Italian monastery, watched over by a French Canadian nurse. Nobody knows who he is or how he received his injuries. Then, the 'English patient' tells his tragic story of a passionate affair with a married woman, and of a betrayal.

Release date:

2 hours, 33 minutes

Last on

Fri 15 Aug 2014 23:35
BBC Two Wales


Role Contributor
DirectorAnthony Minghella
Count Laszlo de AlmásyRalph Fiennes
HanaJuliette Binoche
Katharine CliftonKristin Scott Thomas
David CaravaggioWillem Dafoe
Geoffrey CliftonColin Firth
Fenelon-BarnesClive Merrison
Major MullerJurgen Prochnow
KipNaveen Andrews
MadoxJulian Wadham
Sergeant HardyKevin Whately
D'AgostinoNino Castelnuovo
FouadHichem Rostom
Corporal DadePhilip Whitchurch
SpaldingLee Ross
WriterAnthony Minghella
AuthorMichael Ondaatje
ProducerSaul Zaentz
ComposerGabriel Yared
Director of photographyJohn Seale