• 2016
  • France
  • 1h 44min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Thomas Lilti
  • Cast: François Cluzet, Marianne Denicourt
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 13 January 2017

Jean-Pierre Werner (Cluzet) is a country doctor devoted to the people and the area he serves; when he's diagnosed with an inoperable tumour he reluctantly accepts the help of recently graduated doctor Nathalie (Denicourt). Tremendously engaging, old-fashioned drama, by medic-turned-director Lilti, carefully observed and acutely felt.

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9 Jan 20173 stars

Comforting and carefully observed French medical drama starring the trusty François Cluzet

There is nothing unpredictable about Irreplaceable (Médecin de campagne) and yet it is so carefully observed and acutely felt that it emerges as a tremendously engaging, old-fashioned drama. A good deal of the success is down to the performance of…

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