The Professor and the Madman(Movie, 2019)

2h 4min | Genres: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
The Professor and the MadmanRating: 3.6/5 (with 109 votes)
The Professor and the Madman is a 2019 biographical drama film, directed by Farhad Safinia (under the pseudonym P. B. Shemran), from a screenplay by Safinia, and Todd Komarnicki, based on the 1998 book The Surgeon of Crowthorne (released under the same title used for the film in the U.S. and Canada) by Simon Winchester. It stars Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Marsan, Jennifer Ehle, Jeremy Irvine, David O'Hara, Ioan Gruffudd, Stephen Dillane, and Steve Coogan. ()
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About The Professor and the Madman

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

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Additional Information

Based on: "The Surgeon of Crowthorne"
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 22 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/10/2019 (World premiere: 03/07/2019)
Director: Farhad Safinia
Producer: Nicolas Chartier, Gastón Pavlovich
Film Editor: John Gilbert
Director of Photography: Kasper Andersen
Composer: Bear McCreary
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"더 프로페서 앤 더 매드맨"
"Профессор и безумец"
"Професор і безумець"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:4628, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 08/22/2019