R | | Adventure, Drama, History
In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.
This movie was based on a best-selling novel by Noah Gordon's "The Physician". The book was recorded in 1999 at the Book Fair in Madrid, in the list of the ten most popular books of all time.
Back and forth, up and down, left to right, for more than one hundred years. But nowhere have I had the pleasure of looking out upon a crowd with prettier girls than here in your wonderful Rough Dovender. Why do I specially like it here because... I...
Rob is shown cutting ice from a block to place on Rebecca's head. There is no location from where the ice could have come that would have been easily available to the population (if at all). It would have taken a tremendous amount of ice, well insulated, in order to have survived any proposed journey from a snow covered mountain anywhere in the region. While there are snow covered mountains in the region (depending on time of year and geography), a solid ice block as depicted in the movie would have needed to be pulled from a glacier (or frozen lake/stream) which do not exist in the region.
German TV version runs approx. 30 minutes longer.