The English Surgeon

Overview

This documentary by Geoffrey Smith tells the inspiring story of British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh, who turned the run-down remains of a Ukrainian hospital into a working surgery center. When Marsh visited the Kiev hospital in the 1990s, he was aghast at the deplorable conditions of both the facilities and the patients. Bent on creating a medical institution where sufferers at least had hope, he began collecting medical equipment, gradually providing those with injuries and tumors the opportunity to have ...
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Overview

This documentary by Geoffrey Smith tells the inspiring story of British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh, who turned the run-down remains of a Ukrainian hospital into a working surgery center. When Marsh visited the Kiev hospital in the 1990s, he was aghast at the deplorable conditions of both the facilities and the patients. Bent on creating a medical institution where sufferers at least had hope, he began collecting medical equipment, gradually providing those with injuries and tumors the opportunity to have life-saving procedures.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/3/2009
  • UPC: 841887011228
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 51,839

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Henry Marsh Participant
Igor Kurilets Participant
Marian Dolishny Participant
Technical Credits
Geoffrey Smith Director, Producer
Darrell Briggs Sound/Sound Designer
Nick Cave Score Composer
Graham Day Cinematographer
Warren Ellis Score Composer
Sally Jo Fifer Executive Producer
Nick Fraser Executive Producer
Kathy O'Shea Editor
Greg Sanderson Executive Producer
Rachel Wexler Co-producer, Producer
Irena Zaytseva Production Manager, Translator
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The English Surgeon
1. Once Upon a Time [9:17]
2. Russian Roulette with Two Revolvers [8:26]
3. Marian's Journey [8:51]
4. Henry's Arrival [10:03]
5. The Market [7:36]
6. Perforators [9:14]
7. The Operation [8:31]
8. A Doll with Strings [10:53]
9. The Morning After [8:53]
10. Journey to Katya's [9:03]
11. Credits [2:30]
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