Acclaimed novel,’ The Physician’ gets it’s big-screen makeover in a sweeping epic which sheds light on one of medieval Persia’s medical pioneers: The legendary physician Avicenna (Ben Kingsley). 


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In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians. ( see imdb)

Title: The Physician

Distributed by Universal Pictures Germany and Beta Cinema

Release Date: 25th December 2013

Directed by Philipp Stölzl

Starring : Ben Kingsley, Stellan Skarsgard, Olivier Martinez and Tom Payne

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