The English Patient

Anthony Minghella's lavish adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel is the sort of movie that people lament isn't made anymore: a sweeping romantic adventure in the tradition of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO and OUT OF AFRICA. Set mostly during World War II, but moving skillfully between related narratives in North Africa and Italy, it tells the story of the great love...read more

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Director Anthony Minghella Dead at 54

Fifty-four-year-old U.K. filmmaker Anthony Minghella, whose 1996 The English Patient scored a remarkable 12 nominations and won nine (including best picture and best director), died Tuesday morning of a brain hemorrhage as he recovered from what… Read more

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Anthony Minghella's lavish adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel is the sort of movie that people lament isn't made anymore: a sweeping romantic adventure in the tradition of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO and OUT OF AFRICA. Set mostly during World War II, but moving ski… (more)

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