My Own Country Movie Review 1998

Information and Film Reviews for My Own Country the Movie

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Abraham Verghese (Andrews) is an Indian immigrant who becomes the head of infectious diseases at the rural Johnson City, Tennessee hospital, where he had interned, in 1985. Considered an outsider, the doctor also finds himself dealing with the area's first AIDS cases, and his patients who are discriminated against. In fact, Verghese becomes so obsessed with their care that he neglects his own wife and children. Based on Verghese's memoirs.

Distribution

Showtime Networks, Inc., 5120 E. La Palma, No. 103, Anaheim Hills, CA 92807, Email: customerservice@sho.com, URL: http://www.SHO.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
True Stories, AIDS, Doctors & Nurses, American South, Adapted from Memoirs or Diaries
Screenplay
Sooni Taraporevala, Jim Leonard
Cast
Naveen Andrews, Glenne Headly, Marisa Tomei, Hal Holbrook, Swoosie Kurtz, Sean Hewitt, William Webster
Director
Mira Nair
Producer
Showtime Networks

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