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Duration: 2 hours, 33 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

Fri 15 Aug 2014 23:35 BBC Two Wales only

Credits

Director
Anthony Minghella
Count Laszlo de Almásy
Ralph Fiennes
Hana
Juliette Binoche
Katharine Clifton
Kristin Scott Thomas
David Caravaggio
Willem Dafoe
Geoffrey Clifton
Colin Firth
Fenelon-Barnes
Clive Merrison
Major Muller
Jurgen Prochnow
Kip
Naveen Andrews
Madox
Julian Wadham
Sergeant Hardy
Kevin Whately
D'Agostino
Nino Castelnuovo
Fouad
Hichem Rostom
Corporal Dade
Philip Whitchurch
Spalding
Lee Ross
Writer
Anthony Minghella
Author
Michael Ondaatje
Producer
Saul Zaentz
Composer
Gabriel Yared
Director of photography
John Seale

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