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Patch Adams.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 8204148 | Universal Home EntertainmentPublication details: Australia : Universal Pictures (Australasia), 2003.Description: 1 DVD-video (110 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cmUniform titles:
  • Patch Adams (Motion picture : 1998)
Contained works:
  • Adams, Patch. Gesundheit!
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 791.4372 23
Production credits:
  • Produced by Barry Kemp, Mike Farrell, Marvin Minoff, Charles Newirth ; Directed by Tom Shadyac.
Cast: Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton, Daniel London, Peter Coyote.Summary: Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who does not look, act or think like any doctor you have met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh, even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story, Patch Adams combines side-splitting humour with an inspiring story that transcends the traditional comedy.
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DVD Melbourne Athenaeum Library DVD PAT Issued 13/02/2023 071095
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1998.

Based on the book Gesundheit! : bringing good health to you, the medical system, and society through physician service, complementary therapies, humor and joy by Hunter Doherty Adams.

Special features: Making of documentary "The medicinal value of laughter", audio commentary, scene outtakes, production notes, cast and filmmaker's notes, theatrical trailer.

Produced by Barry Kemp, Mike Farrell, Marvin Minoff, Charles Newirth ; Directed by Tom Shadyac.

Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton, Daniel London, Peter Coyote.

Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who does not look, act or think like any doctor you have met before. For Patch, humour is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh, even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story, Patch Adams combines side-splitting humour with an inspiring story that transcends the traditional comedy.

Classification: M 15+ Recommended for mature audiences 15 years and over - Action violence, low level coarse language.

DVD ; Dolby digital 5.0 ; Region 4 ; PAL.

In English with English subtitles.

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