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THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN

by Farhad Safinia

synopsis

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

original title: The Professor and the Madman
country: Ireland, United States
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Farhad Safinia
film run: 124'
release date: HR 7/03/2019, IT 21/03/2019, GR 28/03/2019, LT 19/04/2019, BE 1/05/2019, NL 16/05/2019
screenplay: John Boorman, Todd Komarnicki, Farhad Safinia
cast: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer, Jennifer Ehle, Ioan Gruffudd, Jeremy Irvine, Aidan Mcardle, Brendan Patricks, Adam Fergus, Kieran O'Reilly
cinematography by: Kasper Tuxen Andersen
film editing: John Gilbert, Dino Jonsäter
art director: Tom Conroy
costumes designer: Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh
music: Bear McCreary
producer: Nicolas Chartier, Bruce Davey, Mel Gibson, Gastón Pavlovich
co-producer: Léonard Glowinski, Macdara Kelleher
executive producer: Zev Foreman, Manu Gargi, Peter McAleese, Dominic Rustam, Tyler Zacharia
line producer: Jayson de Rosner
production: Fastnet Films, Icon Entertainment International (US)
backing: Irish Film Board (IE)
distributor: Eagle Pictures, Kinepolis Film Distribution, Dutch FilmWorks
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