The Physician

The Physician

The Physician

Historical drama set in 11th Century Persia, where a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study in a school that forbids Christian students. Stars Tom Payne (TV's The Walking Dead), Stellan Skarsgård (Thor: The Dark World) and Sir Ben Kingsley.

2013Rating: M, Surgical scenes, violence, sex scene and nudity155 minsGermany
AdventureDramaHistorical

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An ambitious and gorgeously mounted period film set in 11th century Persia that mostly avoids senseless CGI battles if not all period-film cliches.

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Variety

Variety

For all the effort put into recreating the era in question, Jan Berger’s script still relies on simplistic emotional ploys and reductive characterizations...

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