Although exaggerated for effect, the story of rebel medical student using humor to aid in healing is based on the real Patch Adams, who treats people in WV.
When a mysterious German doctor arrives in a small Argentinean village, takes an interest in a girl with stunted growth & experiments on her, no one aware of his evil past–that he is the Nazi Dr. Mengele whose gruesome experiments on concentration camp victims earned him the title “Angel of Death.”
When a white doctor just out of med school agrees to work for Idi Amin in Uganda, he discovers not only the man’s brutality but also hard to break away.
True story of an Af-Am doctor & wife who were light-skinned enough to “pass as whites” in a small New England town back in the the 1st half of 20th century.
Dr. Korczak, a famous doc & children’s advocate in 1930s Poland, tries to protect the 200 kids in his orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto, devoting his all when this proves impossible.
During the Napoleonic Wars, this is adventure on the high seas with Capt. Aubrey and his good friend, ship’s surgeon Stephen Maturin pursue a French ship.
A powerfulm by a French-Lebanese filmmaker about an Arab-Israeli doctor shocked to discover that his wife is the suicide bomber who killed 17 people, many of them children, in a Tel Aviv café. Most of the film consists of his physical and spiritual journey to try to find out why such a loving person as his wife committed such a terrible deed.