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Le toubib (1979)

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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Cast

Credited cast:
Alain Delon ... Jean-Marie Desprée
Véronique Jannot ... Harmony
Bernard Giraudeau ... François
Francine Bergé Francine Bergé ... Marcia
Michel Auclair ... Le patron
Catherine Lachens ... Zoa
Bernard Le Coq Bernard Le Coq ... Gérôme
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henri Attal Henri Attal ... Le soldat du convoi
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... L'anesthésiste
Peter Bonke Peter Bonke ... Le capitaine
Sophie Deschamps Sophie Deschamps ... Une infirmière
Sylvie Herbert Sylvie Herbert ... Une infirmière
Dominique Lablanche Dominique Lablanche ... Une infirmière
Bernard Lincot Bernard Lincot
Sylvie Matton 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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doctor | based on novel | See All (2) »

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Drama | War

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 October 1979 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Medic Le Toubib See more »

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Mono

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Color
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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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Toubib or not toubib.
20 September 2003 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Definitely not toubib!The movie is supposed to take place during WW3,but the production is so cheap it would not impress a six -year- old;Veronique Jannot tries her best to be convincing but she will probably be more remembered for her "Madrange " ham commercials than for this bland part of an unfortunate nurse in love with toubib (doc)Delon.They say the book ("Harmonie ou les horreurs de la guerre") was good;but here we're left with the movie and it should be reserved for the most bathetic bathwater.


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