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Good Medicine

Good Medicine

A Feature film by Hervé Bromberger

Produced by Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France, Contact Organisation, Cofrabel

Release in France : 18/02/1958


    The heroine of La Bonne Tisane (Good Medicine) is a young nurse (Estella Blain) on her first tour of duty. No sooner has she begun making her rounds than she is accosted by a wounded gangster (Bernard Blier), who'd been caught in the crossfire of a territorial takeover. The gangster tries to use the girl as a hostage in an escape bid, but he softens his adversarial attitude towards her as the night wears on. Offering contrast to the sensitive dedicated nurse is the gangster's blowsy, hardbitten gun moll (Madeline Robinson). Standing on the sidelines throughout most of the proceedings is Raymond Pellegrin as the nurse's would-be boyfriend.

    Actors (24)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    René Thévenet

    Screenwriters :

    Hervé Bromberger, Jacques Sigurd, Louis Duchesne

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Bertrand

    Production managers :

    Louis Duchesne, Jacques Garcia

    Continuity supervisor :

    Colette Crochot

    Music Composer :

    Georges Van Parys

    Location Manager :

    Pierre Cottance

    Author of original work :

    John Amila

    Director of Photography :

    Jacques Mercanton

    Camera Operator :

    Guy Suzuki

    Editor :

    Maurice Serein

    Production Designer :

    Sydney Bettex

    Still Photographer :

    Jean Schmidt

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    Feature film

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    Comedy, Crime/thriller

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    1 h 44 min

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