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Healer (1994)

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Old-aged and ailing Russian immigrant, Igor Vostovich, affects the lives of all those he meets in a retirement town.

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John G. Thomas

Writer:

Russ Reina
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tyrone Power Jr. Tyrone Power Jr. ... Nickel (as Tyrone Power)
John R. Johnston John R. Johnston ... Brent (as John R. Johnson)
Turhan Bey ... Igor Vostovich
DeLane Matthews ... Francie
David McCallum ... The Jackal
Lee Patterson ... Sergeant Gaylor
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Tobey Maguire ... Teenager
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Old-aged and ailing Russian immigrant, Igor Vostovich, affects the lives of all those he meets in a retirement town.

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He sees their faces. He feels their pain. He touches their lives.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Hemet, California, USA See more »

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Healer Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This was Turhan Bey's first film since Prisoners of the Casbah (1953) 41 years earlier. See more »

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small movie with big heart
9 January 2011 | by nick-89See all my reviews

I loved watching this story of a newcomer to the EMT field and all the characters he meets along the way in a town with a large senior citizen population. We see his world through his relationships with his fellow driver, the police, the good and not-so-good folks in the medical field, and most importantly an elderly man sent to a senior citizen home against his will. My favorite character was The Jackal, played by David McCallum in a rare comedic turn. As usual, Mr. McCallum gives the role a real depth, as we see him weasel his way around the unsuspecting townies, but despite any hard-knocks ends up a lonesome survivor. This was a sweet movie, filled with excellent acting from newcomers and veterans alike.


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