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The Professor and the Madman is a american film of genre Drama directed by Farhad Safinia released in USA on 31 december 2018 with Mel Gibson

The Professor and the Madman (2019)

The Professor and the Madman
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Released in USA 31 december 2018
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Genres Drama,    Historical

The Professor and the Madman est un film américano-irlandais réalisé par Farhad Safinia, dont la sortie est prévue en 2018. Il s'agit d'une adaptation cinématographique du livre Le Fou et le Professeur (The Surgeon of Crowthorne) de Simon Winchester.


Chester Minor, médecin militaire américain, souffre d'une schizophrénie post-traumatique après les horreurs vécues pendant la guerre de Sécession. Il est interné dans un hôpital psychiatrique britannique suite à un meurtre commis lors d'un séjour à Londres. Il va alors correspondre avec James Murray, le lexicographe et philologue écossais. Depuis 1878, ce dernier est embauché pour rédiger l'OED (Oxford English Dictionary). Chester Minor va également y participer fortement en remplissant des milliers de fiches d'une remarquable qualité qu'il envoie très régulièrement.


Mel Gibson

(James Murray)
Sean Penn

(Dr. William Chester Minor)
Natalie Dormer

(Eliza Merrett)
Ioan Gruffudd

(Henry Bradley)
Jeremy Irvine

(Charles Hall)
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