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Dr. Fischer of Geneva (1984)

Dr. Fischer has an unusual hobby, to expose human greed. How much humiliation will his fellow man endure enticed by valuable presents? Dignity for money. Death for money?

Writers:

Richard Broke (screenplay), Graham Greene (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Mason ... Dr. Fischer
Alan Bates ... Dr. Alfred Jones
Greta Scacchi ... Anna-Luise Fischer
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ... Mrs. Montgomery (as Clarissa Kaye)
Hugh Burden ... Divisionaire Krueger
David de Keyser David de Keyser ... Belmont
Jacques Herlin ... Kips
Cyril Cusack ... Steiner
Barry Humphries ... Richard Deane
Nicholas Le Prevost ... Albert
Simon Chandler ... Doctor
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Dr. Fischer has an unusual hobby, to expose human greed. How much humiliation will his fellow man endure enticed by valuable presents? Dignity for money. Death for money?

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dr. Fischer aus Genf See more »

Filming Locations:

UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Final movie of Hugh Burden (Divisionaire Krueger). See more »

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Classy adaptation of a great story
30 October 2019 | by tpaansSee all my reviews

This is the very best of late Graham Greene in a fine made for tv adaptation with a superb cast. A defining treatment of the essence of greed, this is a must see drama that ticks all the boxes: compelling story, fine acting, clever adaptation that leaves out little from its great literary source. Quite unbelievable that this has not yet seen a release on DVD. Can someone just please get that done?


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