This is the fact-based story of an aristocratic woman who defies Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers, who are victims of the Crimean war, she finds herself very unwelcome and faces great opposition for her new way of thinking. However through her selfless acts of caring, she quickly becomes known as 'The Lady with the Lamp', the caring nurse whose shadow soldiers kiss. Written by
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Wolf Kahler is credited in the end titles but he is nowhere to be seen at all. See more
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Florence knew it was considered unthinkable for a for a lady of quality to enter a hospital alone, but what she didn't know, was that when she crossed the threshold of Middlesex Hospital, she would be changing her life forever.
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Version of Florence Nightingale