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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 ski… (more)

Released: 1996

Rating: R

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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
  • User Rating:5 out of 5 (7 ratings)
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  • 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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