The Physician (2013)

Genres - Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 150 min.  |   Countries - Germany  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Director Philipp Stölzl adapts author Noah Gordon's novel about an 11th Century orphan who devotes his life to conquering death after his mother perishes when he is just a child, leaving him to fend for himself in an English mining town. In his quest to become a physician, the young boy studies medicine under renowned Persian expert Ibn Sina. Though the road to enlightenment is a difficult one, the young boy forms many human connections that instill him with the fortitude to pursue his ambitious goal.

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doctor, orphan