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The Country Doctor (Médecin de Campagne)
Start Date: 7/19/2017Start Time: 6:35 PM
End Date: 7/19/2017End Time: 7:05 PM
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Event Description:

The French Cinema at His Best
THE COUNTRY DOCTOR (Médecin de campagne)
Tower Theater Exclusive – Limited screenings – One week only

A film by Thomas Lilti
Cast: François Cluzet, Marianne Denicourt

France | 2016 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama | Not Rated
French with English subtitles

Rolling off Hippocrates, which world premiered at the Cannes’ Critics’ Week to warm reviews, doctor-turned-filmmaker Thomas Lilti delves once again into the medical world with The Country Doctor (Irreplaceable). The social dramedy stars Francois Cluzet (Intouchables) 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 bonds and learns from one another.

Screenplay: Thomas Lilti, Baya Kasmi
Producer(s): Emmanuel Barraux, Agnès Vallée
Cinematography: Nicholas Gaurin
Music: Alexandre Lier, Sylvain Ohrel, Nicolas Weil
Editing: Christel Dewinter

2017 Cesar Awards, France:
Nominated, Best Actor (Francois Cluzet)
2016 Edinburgh International Film Festival: Official Selection
2016 New Zealand International Film Festival: Official Selection
2016 Haifa Film Festival, Israel: Official Selection

“Beautifully done by a writer-director who clearly knows his stuff.” – Trevor Johnston, Time Out | full review

“Quality French drama.” – Boyd Van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter | full review

“Persuasively played by fine leads and a well-cast ensemble, this thoughtful treatise captures provincial life and the medical mindset with authenticity and tact.” – David Parkinson, Empire Magazine | full review



Location Information:
Tower Theater  (View Map)
1508 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33135
Phone: (305) 643-8706
Contact Information:
Name: Orlando Rojas
Phone: (305) 237-2463
Admission Information
11.50, General admission
$ 9, Seniors, Non-MDC Students, MDC Staff
$ 7, MDC students, Tower Theater and Miami Film Society members
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Free parking available behind the theater
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