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This is gold.
The English Surgeon was a tastefully executed and informative film which I felt gave its audience a good insight into the otherwise little-known world of neurosurgery.
It was very satisfying aesthetically, as seen from these instances:many wide shots – of the clinic, of the scenery pre-emptive wide, still shots waiting for people to walk towards the camera short, clipped, fast-paced sequences when the Read more →
Right at the start of the film, we get treated to some exposition shots that helped us understand the environment of the story. The film helped us to establish the relationship that Henry Marsh had with the Ukrainian doctor Igor from the start and slowly guided us through the daily routines that they have to face in the medically deprived Read more →
Here is my attempt to edit the interview we did.
The story idea was indeed really strong, and the opening made the audience much more interested by piquing their curiosity with the carpenter sequence. “I like to work with my hands” and the like. One surely did not anticipate a film on neurosurgery. The film was long, however very engaging through the many adrenaline-pumping moments and contrasted breathing spaces in Read more →