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THE ENGLISH SURGEON

Directed by Geoffrey Smith
United Kingdom, 2007
Documentary

Synopsis

What is it like to have God like surgical powers, yet to struggle against your own humanity? What is it like to try and save a life, and yet to fail? This film follows brain surgeon Henry Marsh as he openly confronts the dilemmas of the doctor patient relationship on his latest mission to Ukraine.

Synopsis

What is it like to have God like surgical powers, yet to struggle against your own humanity? What is it like to try and save a life, and yet to fail? This film follows brain surgeon Henry Marsh as he openly confronts the dilemmas of the doctor patient relationship on his latest mission to Ukraine.

The English SurgeonDirected byGeoffrey Smith

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Awards & Festivals

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CPH:DOX
2008
Directors Guild of America
2010 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

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