MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 49,674 this week

Doctor and the Healer (1957)
"Il medico e lo stregone" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  4 December 1957 (Italy)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 77 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A Pianetta manca il medico condotto; questo fino all'arrivo del dottor Marchetti. In paese però il medico trova già installato Don Antonio, il guaritore locale che con un po' di psicologia,... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 433 titles
created 03 Oct 2011
 
a list of 225 titles
created 11 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 149 titles
created 12 May 2013
 
a list of 854 titles
created 20 Jun 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Doctor and the Healer (1957)

Doctor and the Healer (1957) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Doctor and the Healer.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Boccaccio '70 (1962)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana, marry but must hide it from her employer; plus, they need a room of their own. A ... See full summary »

Directors: Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider
Viva Italia! (1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Directors: Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti, Alberto Sordi
My Friends (1975)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Pietro Germi
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A humble clerk courts a woman who night after night awaits for the return of her lover.

Director: Luchino Visconti
Stars: Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni, Jean Marais
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Marco e Luciana sono sposati e si amano, ma tra loro c'è un nemico: il gioco del calcio di cui Marco è arbitro. Per questo motivo non riesce a mantenere un lavoro a lungo. Ne perde uno che ... See full summary »

Directors: Gianni Puccini, Gabriele Palmieri
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Giovanna Ralli, Vittorio De Sica
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for ... See full summary »

Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Paul Paviot
Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Elisa Cegani, Memmo Carotenuto
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Totò, Anna Maria Ferrero, Arnoldo Foà
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

When his only son is killed in an armed robbery, a meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Shelley Winters, Vincenzo Crocitti
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Ettore Scola
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Lauren Hutton, Tom Reed
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Nel 1807, a Milano, Giovanni Ricordi, dopo aver comprato a Lipsia una nuova stampante, in cambio dell'impegno a lavorare gratis per il Teatro La Scala, ottiene tutti i manoscritti musicali ... See full summary »

Director: Carmine Gallone
Stars: Roland Alexandre, Myriam Bru, Elisa Cegani
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A happy-go-lucky prostitute gets mixed up with the Mafia.

Director: Giorgio Capitani
Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Maccione
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Aglauco Casadio
Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Rosanna Schiaffino, Ignazio Leone
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Antonio Locoratolo
...
Dr. Francesco Marchetti
Marisa Merlini ...
Mafalda
Lorella De Luca ...
Clamide
Gabriella Pallotta ...
Pasqua
...
Corrado
Virgilio Riento ...
Umberto
Carlo Taranto ...
Scaraffone
Ilaria Occhini ...
Rosina
Riccardo Garrone ...
Sergeant
Giorgio Cerioni ...
Galeazzo Pesenti
Gino Buzzanca ...
Il sindaco di Pianetta
Franco Di Trocchio ...
Little Vito
Edit

Storyline

A Pianetta manca il medico condotto; questo fino all'arrivo del dottor Marchetti. In paese però il medico trova già installato Don Antonio, il guaritore locale che con un po' di psicologia, filtri magici e trucchi è tenuto in grande considerazione, specialmente da Mafalda che attende il fidanzato Corrado che non le scrive più dal 1942. Perfino Pasqua, l'aiutante del medico, ricorre a un filtro magico quando si innamora di lui. Tra Don Antonio e il dottor Marchetti scoppia una specie di guerra a distanza in cui restano coinvolti tutti, compresa Clamide, nipote di Don Antonio, che amoreggia con Galeazzo. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

4 December 1957 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Arzt und Hexenmeister  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a light-hearted and sweet comedy with two great actors
22 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is a light-hearted, funny and sweet comedy, finely balanced between farce and warm-hearted sentiments, entertaining though never silly or cheap. Do not expect a masterpiece, but a funny portrayal of the difficulties that the new doctor finds on arriving in a small town whose inhabitants, deeply rooted in tradition, are more easily reassured by potions and magical words than by medicine. As anyone can expect, watching Vittorio De Sica (in a well-rounded character who mixes cunning, charm and selfishness) and Mastroianni's opposing characters is a pleasure in itself. If you've enjoyed Ieri, Oggi e Domani or Peccato che sia una canaglia ("Too bad she's bad") you'll probably like Il medico e lo stregone.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I am looking ... asadeghpour
Discuss Doctor and the Healer (1957) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?