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The Medic (1979)

Le toubib (original title)
The story is set in June 1983. Famous surgeon Jean-Marie Desprée was left by his wife 1 month ago and now he works in a modern movable hospital, where the 3rd world war is taking place.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alain Delon ... Jean-Marie Desprée
Véronique Jannot ... Harmony
Bernard Giraudeau ... François
Francine Bergé Francine Bergé ... Marcia
Michel Auclair ... Le patron
Catherine Lachens ... Zoa
Bernard Le Coq Bernard Le Coq ... Gérôme
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henri Attal Henri Attal ... Le soldat du convoi
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... L'anesthésiste
Peter Bonke Peter Bonke ... Le capitaine
Sophie Deschamps Sophie Deschamps ... Une infirmière
Sylvie Herbert Sylvie Herbert ... Une infirmière
Dominique Lablanche Dominique Lablanche ... Une infirmière
Bernard Lincot Bernard Lincot
Sylvie Matton Sylvie Matton ... Une infirmière
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The story is set in June 1983. Famous surgeon Jean-Marie Desprée was left by his wife 1 month ago and now he works in a modern movable hospital, where the 3rd world war is taking place.

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 October 1979 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Medic Le Toubib See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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One scene is usually cut on TV: Harmony (Véronique Jannot) is holding the hand of an unconscious and seriously wounded soldier. When Dr Desprée (Alain Delon) enters the tent, he bluntly asks her what she is doing. Then he brutally draws back the blanket, and one can see the erect penis of the soldier (quite surprising for a 1979 movie). Then Dr Desprée harshly says: "It's not his hand he wants you to hold!". See more »

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delon doing something, whatever it is, you ought to see it
2 September 2006 | by hayalperest-sinefilSee all my reviews

the name of the film, the actor who stars are actually good reasons to watch this film and it really works. but this is not a good movie. if u also think as i do, that it is worth seeing it, since it is worth seeing delon doing anything, whatever it is, then watching him as being a medic is a good possibility. however the make-up of the film is especially poor like many other things... don't have any expectations out of this film, which is a story of a successful medic, who is against the war. i would personally not recommend this film until you are a movie fan, who likes Delon and since there are movies like 'Deux hommes dans la ville', 'Le Samouraï', 'Borsalino'... which are brilliant delon films.


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