The English Patient is a 1996 English-language Drama Romance film written by Michael Ondaatje and Anthony Minghella. The movie is directed by Anthony Minghella and produced by Saul Zaentz under the banner of Tiger Moth Productions. At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. The english patient features Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas, Naveen Andrews, Colin Firth and Paul Kant. The screenplay is written by Anthony Minghella which is inspired from The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje. The music was composed by Gabriel Yared. Cinematography was done by John Seale and editing by Walter Murch. The film has a running time of 162 minutes. It was released on 27th February 1997 in English,German,Italian and Arabic languages. The Film was successful at box office. The English Patient was made on a budget of $27 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $232 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Miramax Films. At the 1997 Oscar Awards It won 9 awards including: Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Juliette Binoche), Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Costume Design, Best Sound, Best Film Editing and Best Music, Original Dramatic Score. At the 1997 Berlin International Film Festival It also won an award for Best Actress (Juliette Binoche).
English, German, Italian, Arabic
Drama , Romance , War
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