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- 1 hr 43 min
The Country Doctor is a heartwarming, character-driven drama that follows a dedicated and compassionate rural doctor, Jean-Pierre Werner (played by Francois Cluzet), as he juggles the demands of his patients, his family, and his own health issues. After decades of service to his community, Jean-Pierre learns that he has a serious illness that may force him to retire. In the meantime, he continues to tend to his patients, who rely on him for a variety of medical needs, from minor illnesses to major emergencies. He also takes on an eager young intern, Nathalie (played by Marianne Denicourt), who helps him navigate the challenges of modern medicine and technology. As Jean-Pierre faces his own mortality, he confronts the complexities of his relationships with his two grown children: his daughter Claire (played by Marie Berto) is an actress in Paris who is estranged from him, and his son Vincent (played by Felix Moati) is a struggling veterinarian who has a strained relationship with his father. Throughout the film, the audience witnesses the emotional highs and lows of Jean-Pierreâs work and personal life, as he grapples with his own limitations and continues to do his best for his patients, his family, and himself. With stunning cinematography that captures the beauty of the French countryside, nuanced performances from the cast, and a poignant score, The Country Doctor is a moving exploration of what it means to care for others and to face oneâs own mortality with grace and dignity.