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The English Patient

The English Patient is a 1996 British-American epic romantic war drama film directed by Anthony Minghella from his own script based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje and produced by Saul Zaentz. The film tells the story of four people who find themselves in an abandoned villa in northern Italy in the last months of World War II.

Plot

In the final days of the Italian Campaign of World War II, Hana, a French-Canadian nurse of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, gains permission from her unit to move into a bombed-out Italian monastery, to look after a dying, critically burned man who speaks English but cannot remember his name. The patient's only possession is a copy of Herodotus' Histories with notes, pictures and mementos contained inside.

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    award Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Costume Design Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Production Design Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award for Best Film European Film Award for Best Actress European Film Award for Best Cinematographer Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score National Board of Review: Top Ten Films
    contentLocation Italy North Africa
    director Anthony Minghella
    editor Walter Murch
    events healing passion war victim World War II
    genre drama historical romance
    keywords archaeology archeological attempted murder base camp bedouin boeing boeing-stearman boeing-stearman model 75 british army canadian army canadian intelligence corps cartographer cartography cave of swimmers cave painting count lászló de almásy de havilland tiger moth egypt el tag explore florence french-canadian german army german spy gilf kebir herodotus' histories history hungarian injured italian italian campaign italian campaign of world war ii kill kufra kufra oasis lászló almásy love affair monastery murder-suicide nurse pack paint pass rescue royal canadian army medical corps royal geographical society sahara sapper sikh siwa oasis survey thimble tiger moth unexploded bomb
    musicBy Gabriel Yared
    nomination Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Costume Design Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic Score Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Production Design Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay European Film Award for Best Actress European Film Award for Best Cinematographer European Film Award for Best Film
    producer Saul Zaentz
    productionCompany Tiger Moth Productions
    publisher Miramax Films
    recordedAt Tunisia Venice
    theme northern romantic drama