|Martin Clunes||Dr. Martin Bamford|
|Barbara Lott||Justine Walker|
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British television's inimitable Doc Martin (Martin Clunes) - the short-tempered yet loveable obstetrician who flees to a coastal village while reassessing his work and his marriage, but becomes enmeshed in small-town life - toplines the two feature-length films in this release, that were originally used to kick off the eponymous series built around the character. Featured are: Doc Martin and Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie.
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These movies, pilots for the show, are great entertainment, but the Doc we know and love/hate in the series is not quite who we meet here. The Doc in these movies is younger, nicer, and more human than the brilliant and icy Doc in the series. The village is much the same though, and the quirkiness of the locale and the locals is true to the series. Doc is labeled and scorned as an outsider in movie 1, and persecuted for supposed wrongdoings, never mind these doings started long before he came to Port Isaac. In movie 2 he's earned some respect as a transplanted local, and sets about running off developers who seek to buy and ruin a local estate he wants for his own home. Both films are warm and funny, though Doc is the only character familiar to us from the series.