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Medicine Man
- Sean Connery

Overview - Removing himself from modern society, Dr Robert Campbell (Sean Connery), has become a Medicine Man to the people of the Amazonian village which he inhabits. By a freak mishap, Campbell has deduced that the cure for cancer can be derived from a chemical found in a Brazilian flower.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Removing himself from modern society, Dr Robert Campbell (Sean Connery), has become a Medicine Man to the people of the Amazonian village which he inhabits. By a freak mishap, Campbell has deduced that the cure for cancer can be derived from a chemical found in a Brazilian flower. Fellow scientist/beauty Dr. Rae Crane tracks down the elusive Campbell in an effort to monitor his progress. The two doctors, although physical attracted to one another butt heads when a villager becomes sick, and Campbell wishes to use only remaining bit of cancer curing serum to save the native's life. In addition to battling each other, the doctors must contend with a group of loggers who pose a danger to the village. Shot in Mexico and Brazil, Director John McTiernan returns to the jungles he burned in his 1987 blockbuster, PREDATOR, and delivers a scenic psychic thriller. Gone is the gore from McTiernan's previous films. Instead he has choses a more humanistic topic, conservation, plus, the sparks between actors Connery and Bracco are more incendiary than any machine gun.

Cast List

Sally Robinson
Beau E.L. Marks
Andrew G. Vajna
Jose Wilker - Actor/"Bye Bye Brazil"
Sean Connery - Oscar winning Scottish actor,
Thomas Sean Connery - Oscar winning Scottish actor,
Tom Stoppard - Playwright/screenwriter
Jerry Goldsmith - Film composer
Jerrald K. Goldsmith - Film composer
Jerrald Goldsmith - Film composer
Michael Hennagin - Film composer
Donald McAlpine - Australian Director of Photography, works in US - STEPMOM
Marilyn Vance - Costume Designer, FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH (1982)
Marilyn Vance-Straker - Costume Designer, FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH (1982)
Lorraine Bracco - Italian American Film and Television Actress, THE SOPRANOS
Tom Schulman
John McTiernan - Director/Producer

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 105
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 717951003188
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: June 2015

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Notes:
Color by Technicolor; shot in Panavision, on location in Brazil and Mexico. Jesus Buenrostro and Marlisi Storchi were the Brazilian Indian art directors; Rita Muritmho was the Brazilian Indian costume designer and Maria Fatima Toledo was the Brazilian Indian choreographer. Copyright 1992 Cinergi Productions Inc.

Reviews:
"...The movie has a pleasing daftness....Myers, like Martin Short, works in his own lyrical stratosphere. There's a joyousness to him that's almost childlike..." - 02/21/1992 Entertainment Weekly, p.32-4


"...[Connery] remains a genuinely magnetic presence..." - 02/07/1992 Los Angeles Times, p.F10

 
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