Patch Adams Collector's Edition; Widescreen DVD Description
Tom Shadyac's (ACE VENTURA) film tells the true story of Hunter "Patch" Adams (Robin Williams), an aspiring doctor in the 1970's who attempted to treat his patients with a medicine that modern science had totally disregarded: humor. After a stint in a mental hospital where he discovers his need to help others, a young Patch enters medical school. There he develops his own methods of reaching patients as an antidote to the the pomposity he witnesses in his instructors and fellow students. While his patients and fellow staff members appreciate his approach, the powers-that-be frown upon his "unschooled" methods and attempt to prevent him from practicing. Philip Seymour Hoffman (MAGNOLIA) and Monica Potter (ALONG CAME A SPIDER) co-star in this crowd pleaser based on a book by Adams.
Region 1 Snap Case Single Side - Dual Layer Collectors Edition Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35 Letterbox - 2.35 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.0 - English, French Subtitles - English (SDH) - Optional Additional Release Material: Behind the Scenes Outtakes Trailers Documentary: THE MEDICINAL VALUE OF LAUGHTER Audio Commentary: Tom Shadyac - Director Text/Photo Galleries: Production Notes Biographies: Cast & Crew
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