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      The Great White of Lambarene

      Released Apr 26, 1995 1 hr. 34 min. Comedy Drama List
      Reviews The life of humanitarian Albert Schweitzer (André Wilms) is given a more critical slant in this story behind his missionary hospital. Schweitzer moves with his wife, Helene (Marisa Berenson), from Alsace, France, to Gabon, Africa, where he establishes a hospital to treat the natives. However, while Schweitzer's medical exploits are noble, he is unreceptive to the culture and heritage of the Africans -- a conflict manifested in his icy relationship with one of his doctors, Koumba (Alex Descas). Read More Read Less

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      Synopsis The life of humanitarian Albert Schweitzer (André Wilms) is given a more critical slant in this story behind his missionary hospital. Schweitzer moves with his wife, Helene (Marisa Berenson), from Alsace, France, to Gabon, Africa, where he establishes a hospital to treat the natives. However, while Schweitzer's medical exploits are noble, he is unreceptive to the culture and heritage of the Africans -- a conflict manifested in his icy relationship with one of his doctors, Koumba (Alex Descas).
      Director
      Bassek Ba Kobhio
      Executive Producer
      Pierre-Marie Dong, Francoise Lehérissey
      Screenwriter
      Serge Lascar, Bassek Ba Kobhio
      Distributor
      California Newsreel
      Production Co
      LN Productions
      Genre
      Comedy, Drama
      Original Language
      French (Canada)
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Apr 26, 1995, Wide
      Sound Mix
      Stereo