anthony minghella

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The English Patient (1996) Full Movie - Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe Movies

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The English Patient is a 1996 romantic drama directed by Anthony Minghella from his own script based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje and produced by Saul Zaentz. The film was released to critical acclaim, and received 12 nominations at the 69th Academy Awards, eventually winning 9, including Best Picture, Best Director for Minghella and Best Supporting Actress for Juliette Binoche. Plot: n the final days of the Italian Campaign of World War II, Hana, a French-Canadian nurse working and living in a bombed Italian monastery, looks after a critically burned man who speaks English but cannot remember his name. They are joined by Kip, a Sikh sapper in the British Army who defuses bombs and has a love affair with Hana before leaving, and David Caravaggio, a Canadian Intelligence Corps operative who was questioned by Germans and has had his thumbs cut off by a German interrogator. He questions the patient, who talks about his past.