Patch Adams (1998)

Saturday 23rd January 6.45pm and Sunday 24th January 4.45pm

Drama based on the true story of an unorthodox student doctor (Robin Williams) who believes that laughter is a valid form of medicine. Although popular with patients, his unique approach to treatment places him on a collision course with the medical establishment.

The film co-stars Philip Seymour Hoffman (‘Magnolia’, ‘Mission: Impossible III’), an Oscar winner for his eponymous role in ‘Capote’, and Monica Potter, who has appeared in ‘Con Air’ and ‘Along Came a Spider’.

Director Tom Shadyac’s CV includes ‘Ace Ventura: Pet Detective’, ‘Bruce Almighty’ and ‘Evan Almighty’.

Tom Shadyac
Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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