The English Patient

The English Patient (1996)

In love, there are no boundaries.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, War
  • Release Date: 1996-11-14
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 2065 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 42min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Miramax
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Anthony Minghella
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In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics.

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  • Ralph Fiennes

    as Count László de Almásy
  • Juliette Binoche

    as Hana
  • Willem Dafoe

    as David Caravaggio
  • Kristin Scott Thomas

    as Katharine Clifton
  • Naveen Andrews

    as Sikh Kip
  • Colin Firth

    as Geoffrey Clifton
  • Julian Wadham

    as Madox
  • Torri Higginson

    as Mary
  • Jürgen Prochnow

    as Major Muller
  • Kevin Whately

    as Sgt. Hardy
  • Clive Merrison

    as Fenelon-Barnes
  • Nino Castelnuovo

    as D'Agostino
  • Hichem Rostom

    as Fouad
  • Peter Rühring

    as Bermann
  • Geordie Johnson

    as Oliver
  • Liisa Repo-Martell

    as Jan
  • Raymond Coulthard

    as Rupert Douglas
  • Philip Whitchurch

    as Corporal Dade
  • Jason Done

    as Kiss Me Soldier
  • Roger Morlidge

    as Sergeant - Desert Train
  • Simon Sherlock

    as Private - Desert Train
  • Sebastian Schipper

    as Interrogation Room Soldier
  • Fritz Eggert

    as Interrogation Room Soldier
  • Sonia Mankaï

    as Arab Nurse
  • Rim Turkhi

    as Aicha
  • Sebastian Rudolph

    as Officer In Square
  • Thoraya Sehill

    as Interpreter In Square
  • Sondos Belhassen

    as Woman with Baby In Square
  • Gregor Truter

    as Corporal - El Taj
  • Salah Miled

    as Bedouin Doctor
  • Abdellatif Hamrouni

    as Ancient Arab
  • Samy Azaiez

    as Kamal
  • Habib Chetoui

    as Al Auf
  • Philippa Day

    as Officer's Wife
  • Amanda Walker

    as Lady Hampton
  • Paul Kant

    as Sir Ronald Hampton
  • Matthew Ferguson

    as Young Canadian Soldier
  • Anthony Smee

    as Beach Interrogation Officer
  • Lee Ross

    as Spalding
  • Dominic Mafham

    as Officer - El Taj
Writing Michael Ondaatje Novel
Sound Gabriel Yared Original Music Composer
Directing Anthony Minghella Director
Writing Anthony Minghella Screenplay
Production Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Scott Greenstein Executive Producer
Art Stuart Craig Production Design
Art Aurelio Crugnola Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Ann Roth Costume Design
Production Michelle Guish Casting
Production David Rubin Casting
Production Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Saul Zaentz Producer
Production Alessandro von Norman Line Producer
Editing Walter Murch Editor
Camera John Seale Director of Photography
Art Steve Clarke Standby Painter
Sound Dianna Stirpe Dialogue Editor
Production Franco Ballati Unit Production Manager
Production Lynn Kamern Unit Production Manager
Directing Steve E. Andrews First Assistant Director
Directing Emma Schofield Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Fabrizio Sforza Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Gary Jones Co-Costume Designer
Directing Dianne Dreyer Script Supervisor
Crew Larry Kaplan Unit Publicist
Crew Carolyn Choa Choreographer
Lighting Morris Flam Gaffer
Camera John Seale Camera Operator
Sound Chris Newman Sound Recordist
Sound Ivan Sharrock Sound Recordist
Sound Marc-Jon Sullivan Boom Operator
Sound Donald Banks Boom Operator
Camera Tommaso Mele Key Grip
Lighting Michele Mele Rigging Grip
Lighting Giuseppe Meloni Rigging Gaffer
Art Aurelio Crugnola Set Decoration
Art Stephenie McMillan Set Decoration
Art Neil Lamont Assistant Art Director
Art Franco Fumagalli Assistant Art Director
Art Alessandra Querzola Assistant Set Decoration
Art John Bush Assistant Set Decoration
Art Luigi Quintili Construction Coordinator
Art Tony Teiger Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Louise Constad Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Alessandra Sampaolo Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Giuseppe Desiato Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Antonio Maltempo Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Richard Conway Special Effects Supervisor
Sound Pat Jackson Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Sara Bolder Dialogue Editor
Sound John Nutt Dialogue Editor
Sound Mark Levinson ADR Supervisor
Sound Malcolm Fife Foley Editor
Sound Richard Duarte Foley Mixer
Sound Walter Murch Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Mark Berger Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound David Parker Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Robert Randles Music Editor
Editing Gary Burritt Negative Cutter
Editing William Pine Color Timer
Art Deborah Ross Title Designer
Sound Richard Quinn ADR Editor
Production Paul Zaentz Associate Producer
Production Steve E. Andrews Associate Producer
Art Tony Wright Storyboard Artist