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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Abraham Verghese (book)
Jim Leonard (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
1998 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Even a small town must face the truth.
Plot:
"My Own Country" tells the story of an East Indian doctor who settles in Johnson City, Tennessee. The doctor's name is Abraham Verghese... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
I loved this movie See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Naveen Andrews ... Dr. Abraham Verghese

Glenne Headly ... Vickie Talley

Hal Holbrook ... Lloyd Flanders

Swoosie Kurtz ... Hope Flanders

Marisa Tomei ... Mattie Vines
Adam Tomei ... Gordon Vines

Ellora Patnaik ... Rajani Verghese

Peter MacNeill ... Allen

Sean Hewitt ... Chester Mews
William Webster ... Langdon Arwood
Sharon Dyer ... Mrs. Vines
David Fox ... Mr. Vines
Colleen Williams ... Carol
Ranjit Chowdhry ... Vadivel
Ishwar Mooljee ... Dr. S.B.T.

Anand Rajaram ... Mo

Nora McLellan ... Olivia
Craig Eldridge ... Dr. Ray

Steve Cumyn ... Young Man with Aids

Michael J. Reynolds ... Young Man's Father
Charmion King ... Young Man's Mother

Andrew Tarbet ... Man in the Connection
Sanjay Talwar ... Vikram Nair

Dayo Ade ... John Okri

Mira Nair ... Saryu Joshi
Dr. Shiva ... Dr. Patel #1 (as Dr. Ramier Sivanandan)
Gopal Ramakrishnan ... Dr. Patel #3

Sabrina Grdevich ... Sexy Sadie

Bill Lake ... Veteran
Sheherezade Alam ... Woman Housekeeper

Michael Harris ... Trevor
Sheldon Smith ... Raleigh
Kevin Sheard ... 7-11 Man
Glyn Thomas ... Bartender
Ron Payne ... Reverend K
Kay Hawtrey ... Lady in Church
Goldy Notay ... Priya
Bruce Deller ... Chester's Brother

Oliver Becker ... Clyde Talley
Lauren Annis ... Danielle Talley
R.D. Reid ... Doochie
Richard Denison ... Priest
Peter Graham ... Respiratory Therapist

Brooke Johnson ... Nurse Mary
Diane Douglass ... Nurse #2

Tannis Burnett ... ICU Nurse
Kabir Mahjoori ... Steven Verghese
Marion Gilsenan ... Dr. Sarah Presnell
Damir Andrei ... Mr. Dean
Jennifer Pisana ... Wilhelmina
Teferi Kitaw ... Man in Ethiopian Bar
Senai Bereket ... Military Type
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Monique Phillips ... Lloyd's Daughter (uncredited)

Directed by
Mira Nair 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Abraham Verghese (book "My Own Country, A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS")

Jim Leonard (screenplay) (as Jim Leonard Jr.) and
Sooni Taraporevala (screenplay)

Produced by
Steven Hewitt .... co-executive producer
Mira Nair .... producer
Barbara Title .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jeff Danna 
Andrew Rollins 
 
Cinematography by
Dion Beebe 
 
Film Editing by
Kristina Boden 
 
Casting by
Susan Forrest 
Beth Klein 
 
Production Design by
Phillip Barker 
 
Art Direction by
Kathleen Climie 
 
Set Decoration by
Doug McCullough 
 
Costume Design by
Noreen Landry 
 
Makeup Department
George Aywaz .... key hair stylist
Jean Aywaz .... hair stylist
Suzanne Benoit .... key makeup artist
Russell Cate .... special makeup artist
Louise Mackintosh .... prosthetics
Lisa Rankine .... makeup artist
Cheryl Ross .... special hair stylist
 
Production Management
Carmen Arndt .... unit production manager
Tim King .... post-production supervisor
Steve Wakefield .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Penny Charter .... second assistant director
Tyler Delben .... trainee assistant director
Rick Kush .... second assistant director
Laurie Mirsky .... first assistant director
Pazz Neglia .... third assistant director
Mary Sylwester .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Jim Balzan .... construction coordinator
Darryl Beebe .... set dresser
Garth Brunt .... lead set dresser
Peter Cosco .... assistant art director
Shirley Gulliford .... buyer
Mark Hunter .... property master
Peter Miskimmin .... property master
Shelley Nieder .... props buyer
 
Sound Department
Joe Barnett .... re-recording mixer
Louis Creveling .... dialogue editor (as Lou Creveling)
Jed M. Dodge .... dialogue editor
Ken Dufva .... foley artist
Lisle Engle .... sound effects editor
Mary Erstad .... foley mixer
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Stuart French .... production sound mixer
Michael Hertlein .... adr editor
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Dean Hovey .... supervising sound editor
Robert Jackson .... adr supervisor
Craig Jurkiewicz .... foley editor
Ossama Khuluki .... foley artist
Diane Marshall .... foley artist
Michael Mullane .... background sound editor
Ken Porter .... boom operator
Steve Scoville .... dialogue editor
William Smith .... re-recording mixer (as Bill Smith)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Phillip Barker .... additional cinematographer: 8 mm footage
Paul Boucher .... first assistant camera
Cindy Carroll .... second assistant camera
Bob Davidson .... gaffer (as D.R. 'Bob' Davidson)
Neil Fraser .... best boy grip
Peter Genrick .... electrician
Michael Gibson .... still photographer
Burke Goldstein .... grip
Lennox Green .... generator operator
Chris Kalbfleisch .... camera trainee
Mike Macauley .... electrician
James McRae .... grip (as Jamie McRae)
Steve Mrkobrada .... second assistant camera
Lars Niederhauser .... best boy electric
Mark Silver .... key grip
Johnny Wersta .... dolly grip
Mark Willis .... camera operator: "a" camera
 
Casting Department
Eleanor Lavender .... extras casting
Mitra Sen .... extras casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anita Bacic .... set supervisor
Bev Ball .... assistant costume designer
Terri Frank .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
David Bailey .... post-production coordinator
Stacey S. Clipp .... assistant editor
Keiko Deguchi .... assistant editor
Michael Delahunt .... assistant editor
Roger La Prairie .... video colorist
Bill Mochon .... color timer
Cynthia Nicolella .... post-production coordinator
Chad Tomasoski .... post-production coordinator
 
Location Management
Derek Brady .... location manager
Oliver Churchill .... assistant location manager
Robert Reichman .... location production assistant
Christopher Welch .... location scout
 
Music Department
Brad Haehnel .... music mixer
Dean Hovey .... music editor
Susan Pilcher .... music coordinator
Spencer Proffer .... supervising music producer
 
Transportation Department
Cheryl Darbey .... driver
Jerome McCann .... transportation coordinator
Mark Van Alstyne .... transportation supervisor
Grant Wilkins .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Yoel Abells .... medical consultant (as Dr. Yoel Abells)
Robyn Aronstam .... script supervisor
Don Bachmann .... production coordinator
Daphne Bailie .... medical technology (as Daphne Bailie R.N.)
James F. Breithaupt .... production accountant
Catherine Currie .... controller
Joe Everett .... unit publicist
Chandra-Li Paul .... receptionist
Diane Pitblado .... dialect coach
B.E. Sharp .... post-production accountant
Rob Shea .... production secretary
Hope Faith White .... assistant production accountant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language including some frank sexual discussion
Runtime:
95 min
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
I loved this movie, 1 December 2011
Author: tracersbb from United States

I am not sure how I missed this movie. It says it was released in 1999. I stumbled onto this tonight on a cable channel. I was quite surprised to find out it is a "made for TV movie". This movie touched my heart and made me see things from different perspectives. What a rewarding life this Dr. must have. Based on a true story, it brings light to taboo subjects and how many different cultures and people deal with it. It will make you laugh, smile, cry and maybe even all at the same time.... so have a box of Kleenex handy. The acting in this movie was very good and surprised me. If you haven't seen it, it is a must see! I highly recommend this movie if you enjoy true stories of courage and drama.

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