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Something the Lord Made 2004

5,000 LL
SKU #Something the Lord Made 337*

The true story of two medical pioneers -- one celebrated, one overlooked -- is brought to life in this made-for-cable drama. Alfred Blalock (Alan Rickman) is chief surgeon at Johns Hopkins University, where he is pioneering new techniques in heart surgery. Blalock makes the acquaintance of Vivien Thomas (Mos Def), a carpenter hired to work at the University, and to his surprise discovers a man of keen intelligence who has a great interest in medicine. However, as a poor black man in the Jim Crow South, Thomas lacks the financial resources to obtain a medical degree...

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 17 wins & 30 nominations.

1h 50min | Biography, Drama

Stars: Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey, Kyra Sedgwick
: Joseph Sargent
Language: English
Subtitle: English | Arabic
Rating: G