The Doctor
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A doctor finds out the hard way that there's more to medicine than skill in the operating theater in this emotional drama. Jack McKee (William Hurt) is a gifted but arrogant surgeon who cares little about the emotional welfare of his patients and is little more than a benign stranger to his wife Anne (Christine Lahti) and his son Nicky (Charlie Korsmo). Jack has been suffering from a nagging cough for some time, and when he begins coughing up blood one morning, he finally allows another doctor to take a look at him. The doctor discovers that Jack has a malignant tumor in his throat that… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An honest, well-acted and very moving drama about a cold, arrogant surgeon (a terrific Hurt) who learns about compassion when he becomes a cancer patient."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
"Gives a fresh appreciation of the dynamic interplay between mind, body, and soul in the art of healing."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Um filme que deveria ser assistido por todos os profissionais da área de Saúde."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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