The Medic (1979 film)

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The Medic
Directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre
Produced by Alain Delon
Alain Terzian
Written by Pierre Granier-Deferre
Jean Freustié
Starring Alain Delon
Véronique Jannot
Distributed by Adel Productions
Release date
  • 27 October 1979 (1979-10-27)
Running time
90 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $3 million[1]
Box office 1,713,247 admissions (France)[2]

The Medic (French: Le Toubib) is a 1979 French film directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre, adapted from the novel Harmonie ou les horreurs de la guerre by Jean Freustié.


The film is set during World War Three (portrayed as taking place in 1983) as battles take place between Eastern and Western forces. Behind the battle lines, in a medical unit, a surgeon falls in love with an idealistic nurse after an initially difficult meeting.



  1. ^ MOVIES: A TOUGH GUY GOES SOFT ON HOLLYWOOD Mann, Roderick. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 25 Feb 1979: l36.
  2. ^ Box office information for film at Box Office Story

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