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The English Patient
Director: Anthony Minghella (Dir)
Release Date:   1996
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 15 Nov 1996; New York opening: week of 15 Nov 1996
Duration (in mins):   161
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Cast:   Ralph Fiennes (Almásy)  
    Juliette Binoche (Hana)  
    Willem Dafoe (Caravaggio)  
    Kristin Scott Thomas (Katharine Clifton)  
    Naveen Andrews (Kip)  
    Colin Firth (Geoffrey Clifton)  

Production Company: Tiger Moth Productions  
Distribution Company: Miramax Films  
Director: Anthony Minghella (Dir)
Producer: Saul Zaentz (Prod)
Writer: Anthony Minghella (Scr)
Photography: John Seale (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Stuart Craig (Prod des)
Film Editor: Walter Murch (Film ed)
Music: Gabriel Yared (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the novel The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (New York, 1992).
Authors: Michael Ondaatje

Physical Properties: Sd:

Genre: Drama

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   6 Nov 1996   p. 5.
Los Angeles Times   15 Nov 1996   p. 1.
New York Times   15 Nov 1996   p. 1.
Variety   11 Nov 1996   p. 57, 62.

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