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Duration: 2 hours, 34 minutes

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.

Last on

Tue 27 Nov 2012 00:25 BBC One Scotland only

Credits

Count Laszlo de Almasy
Ralph Fiennes
Director
Anthony Minghella
Katherine Clifton
Kristin Scott Thomas
Hana
Juliette Binoche
Caravaggio
Willem Dafoe
Geoffrey Clifton
Colin Firth
Madox
Julian Wadham
Fenelon-Barnes
Clive Merrison
Producer
Saul Zaentz
Writer
Anthony Minghella

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