The story is set in June 1983. Famous surgeon Jean-Marie Desprée was left by his wife 1 month ago and now he works in a modern movable hospital, where the 3rd world war is taking place.
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Credited cast:
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Jean-Marie Desprée
Véronique Jannot ...
Harmony
Bernard Giraudeau ...
François
Francine Bergé ...
Marcia
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Le patron
Catherine Lachens ...
Zoa
Bernard Le Coq ...
Gérôme
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henri Attal ...
Le soldat du convoi
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L'anesthésiste
Peter Bonke ...
Le capitaine
Sophie Deschamps ...
Une infirmière
Sylvie Herbert ...
Une infirmière
Dominique Lablanche ...
Une infirmière
Bernard Lincot
Sylvie Matton ...
Une infirmière
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The story is set in June 1983. Famous surgeon Jean-Marie Desprée was left by his wife 1 month ago and now he works in a modern movable hospital, where the 3rd world war is taking place.

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27 October 1979 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Medic Le Toubib  »

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One scene is usually cut on TV: Harmony (Véronique Jannot) is holding the hand of an unconscious and seriously wounded soldier. When Dr Desprée (Alain Delon) enters the tent, he bluntly asks her what she is doing. Then he brutally draws back the blanket, and one can see the erect penis of the soldier (quite surprising for a 1979 movie). Then Dr Desprée harshly says: "It's not his hand he wants you to hold!". See more »

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the atmosphere
23 March 2016 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it is only virtue of a film who seems not have direction. a film about war and love and duty who is far to be the best from Alain Delon's filmography but who has the gift to be useful scene for different pieces from the same genre. a film who has ambition to present the essence of war. and a doctor who looking save lives and destinies. not memorable but seductive in a strange manner. for few scenes, for the good intentions, for the ambition to use an universal message or for the music. it is not easy to describe it. but it could be one of the insignificant films who redefine the manner to discover life. and that virtue is the key to admire it.


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