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Nostradamus (1994)

Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the... See full summary »

Director:

Roger Christian

Writers:

Piers Ashworth (story), Roger Christian (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tchéky Karyo ... Nostradamus
F. Murray Abraham ... Scalinger
Rutger Hauer ... The Mystic Monk
Amanda Plummer ... Catherine De Medici
Julia Ormond ... Marie
Assumpta Serna ... Anne
Anthony Higgins ... King Henry II
Diana Quick ... Diane de Poitiers
Michael Gough ... Jean de Remy
Maia Morgenstern ... Helen (as Maja Morgenstern)
Magdalena Ritter Magdalena Ritter ... Sophie
Bruce Myers Bruce Myers ... Professor
Leon Lissek ... Inquisitor
Michael Byrne ... Inquisitor
Bruce Alexander ... Paul
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Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the future. This movie is set in France in the sixteenth century during one of the periodic plague outbreaks (as opposed to the Black Death (mid fourteenth century Europe) or the Black Plague (mid seventeenth century London, England)). This movie depicts Michel Nostradamus' (Tchéky Karyo's) rise in influence, because of his success in treating the plague and his predictions, culminating in his appointment as court physician to Charles IX of France. Written by Lyle

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Never before has one man seen so much of the future. Your future

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Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and some images of violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Rutger Hauer and F. Murray Abraham appeared in Surviving the Game (1994). See more »

Goofs

When Nostradamus is brought to the town's theatre to watch a performance, there is a shot of the musicians playing. The music is correctly of the period, and the costumes of the musicians too, but one notices a metal flute with keys being played! The flutes of the period would have been wood or ivory - metal flutes with keys were not invented until the late 1800s. See more »

Quotes

Helen: You give my life meaning.
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Connections

Referenced in Rederiet: Säkra papper (1995) See more »

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Try it and judge for yourself ( E+ Movie) My Ratings 6/10
2 February 2020 | by Muhammad_RafeeqSee all my reviews

A dramatic retelling of the life of Michel de Nostredame, from his early work as a plague doctor to his time at the court of Catherine de Medici, after he became famed for his prophetic almanacs. Stars Rutger Hauer and Julia Ormond.


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Country:

France | UK | Germany | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Transylvania, Romania See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

DEM20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,312, 18 September 1994

Gross USA:

$364,164

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$364,164
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Technical Specs

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| (DVD special edition)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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