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Doc's Kingdom (1988)

Doc lives on the edge of Europe where it imperceptibly slides over into the Third World. As a doctor, he knows that the illness he has contracted ten years before in war-torn Africa is ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Kramer

Writer:

Robert Kramer
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul McIsaac Paul McIsaac ... Doc
Vincent Gallo ... Jimmy
Ruy Furtado Ruy Furtado ... Old sailor
Roslyn Payn Roslyn Payn ... Rozzie
João César Monteiro ... Cesar
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Doc lives on the edge of Europe where it imperceptibly slides over into the Third World. As a doctor, he knows that the illness he has contracted ten years before in war-torn Africa is getting worse. The diagnosis is cholera, but Doc Knows the disease's real name: despair. His thoughts about his failed struggle for justice and ideals are drowned regularly in alcohol. On the other side of the world lives Jimmy, a speed-loving motorbike freak who, when his mother dies, finds a letter from Doc and discovers that his father, whom he thought was dead, is still alive. The encounter of the two men leads to a reappraisal of two worlds in opposition. Written by Daniel Yates <pkyates@compuserve.com>

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Country:

France | Portugal

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1991 (France) See more »

Filming Locations:

Portugal See more »

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Production Co:

Filmagen, Garance See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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