The Physician

The Physician

Philipp Stölzl (2013)

15 Certificate


Our Score
A young man's thirst for medical knowledge leads him to Persia in this entertaining medieval adventure.


A medieval Englishman grows up fascinated by medicine, but comes up against his society's limited knowledge of science. He learns of a great teacher in Persia, and goes in search of him hoping to learn healing skills - but is forced to keep his Christian faith a secret for fear of his life. Historical drama based on Noah Gordon's novel, starring Tom Payne, Ben Kingsley and Stellan Skarsgard.

Cast & Crew

Rob Cole Tom Payne (2)
Barber Stellan Skarsgård
Shah Ala ad Daula Olivier Martinez
Ibn Sina Ben Kingsley
Rebecca Emma Rigby
Director Philipp Stölzl
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Violence.Available on: DVD