History Literature / TheEnglishPatient

9th May '17 2:16:29 PM JamesAustin
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Made into [[TheFilmOfTheBook a 1996 movie]] directed by Creator/AnthonyMinghella. It cast JulietteBinoche as Hana, Creator/RalphFiennes as the "English Patient", Creator/ColinFirth as Geoffrey Clifton, Kristin Scott Thomas as Katharine Clifton, Creator/WillemDafoe as Caravaggio, and Creator/NaveenAndrews as Kip. The film was a box office hit, earning $231,976,425 in the worldwide market. It has earned the distinguished pop-culture status of being "That movie Elaine bitched about in that one episode of ''{{Series/Seinfeld}}''." Both versions won a bunch of awards, most prominently the 1997 [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar for Best Picture]].

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Made into [[TheFilmOfTheBook a 1996 movie]] directed by Creator/AnthonyMinghella. It cast JulietteBinoche stars Creator/JulietteBinoche as Hana, Creator/RalphFiennes as the "English Patient", Creator/ColinFirth as Geoffrey Clifton, Kristin Scott Thomas as Katharine Clifton, Creator/WillemDafoe as Caravaggio, and Creator/NaveenAndrews as Kip. The film was a box office hit, earning $231,976,425 in the worldwide market. It has earned the distinguished pop-culture status of being "That movie Elaine bitched about in that one episode of ''{{Series/Seinfeld}}''.''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''." Both versions won a bunch of awards, most prominently the 1997 [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Picture]].Picture.
8th May '17 12:43:41 PM JamesAustin
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->''All I desired was to walk upon such an earth that had no maps.''
-->--'''The English Patient'''

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->''All ->''"All I desired was to walk upon such an earth that had no maps.''
-->--'''The
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-->-- '''The
English Patient'''



* AnachronicOrder
** Neither it is the first time his character wound up in a desert during a major war, as he also played T.E.Lawrence in a TV-movie ''A Dangerous Man: Lawrence after Arabia''.

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* AnachronicOrder
** Neither it is the first time his character wound up in a desert during a major war, as he also played T.E.Lawrence in a TV-movie ''A Dangerous Man: Lawrence after Arabia''.
AnachronicOrder: The story sprawls out non-linearly, digging into each character's backstory



* [[BoobyTrap Booby Traps]]: The villa is full of bombs and mines left by retreating Axis forces.

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* [[BoobyTrap Booby Traps]]: BoobyTrap: The villa is full of bombs and mines left by retreating Axis forces.



* [[MurderTheHypotenuse Murder The Hypotenuse And The Legs]]: Geoffrey Clifton's solution to the love triangle: attempt to take out the Patient, kamikaze-style, [[IfICantHaveYou with Katharine aboard the plane]].

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* [[MurderTheHypotenuse Murder The Hypotenuse And The Legs]]: MurderTheHypotenuse: Geoffrey Clifton's solution to the love triangle: attempt to take out the Patient, kamikaze-style, [[IfICantHaveYou with Katharine aboard the plane]].



* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII



--->--'''[[{{Series/Seinfeld}} Elaine]]'''

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--->--'''[[{{Series/Seinfeld}} Elaine]]'''--->--'''Elaine''', ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''
23rd Feb '17 3:47:27 PM BobSaget9
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->(completely fed up) ''Quit telling your stupid story, about the stupid desert,'' and just die already! '''[+DIE!!!+]'''
-->--'''[[{{Series/Seinfeld}} Elaine]]'''

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->(completely -->(completely fed up) ''Quit telling your stupid story, about the stupid desert,'' and just die already! '''[+DIE!!!+]'''
-->--'''[[{{Series/Seinfeld}} --->--'''[[{{Series/Seinfeld}} Elaine]]'''
23rd Feb '17 3:46:19 PM BobSaget9
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->''"All I desired was to walk upon such an earth that had no maps."''

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->''"All ->''All I desired was to walk upon such an earth that had no maps."''''



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->(completely fed up) ''Quit telling your stupid story, about the stupid desert,'' and just die already! '''[+DIE!!!+]'''
-->--'''[[{{Series/Seinfeld}} Elaine]]'''
9th May '16 2:15:59 PM k410ren
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* {{Fingore}}: There's a certain German major who likes to collect thumbs, as [[spoiler: David Caravaggio]] found out the hard way.
26th Feb '16 1:00:58 PM MarkLungo
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: The Cliftons (Claytons IRL), Almasy, [[RalphBagnold Bagnold]] (who really did have connections with British intelligence).

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: The Cliftons (Claytons IRL), Almasy, [[RalphBagnold Bagnold]] UsefulNotes/RalphBagnold (who really did have connections with British intelligence).
1st Sep '15 2:36:45 PM Tuckerscreator
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Made into [[TheFilmOfTheBook a 1996 movie]] directed by Creator/AnthonyMinghella. It cast JulietteBinoche as Hana, Creator/RalphFiennes as the "English Patient", Creator/ColinFirth as Geoffrey Clifton, Kristin Scott Thomas as Katharine Clifton, Creator/WillemDafoe as Caravaggio, and Creator/NaveenAndrews as Kip. The film was a box office hit, earning $231,976,425 in the worldwide market. It has earned the distinguished pop-culture status of being "That movie Elaine bitched about in that one episode of {{Seinfeld}}." Both versions won a bunch of awards, most prominently the 1997 [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar for Best Picture]].

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Made into [[TheFilmOfTheBook a 1996 movie]] directed by Creator/AnthonyMinghella. It cast JulietteBinoche as Hana, Creator/RalphFiennes as the "English Patient", Creator/ColinFirth as Geoffrey Clifton, Kristin Scott Thomas as Katharine Clifton, Creator/WillemDafoe as Caravaggio, and Creator/NaveenAndrews as Kip. The film was a box office hit, earning $231,976,425 in the worldwide market. It has earned the distinguished pop-culture status of being "That movie Elaine bitched about in that one episode of {{Seinfeld}}.''{{Series/Seinfeld}}''." Both versions won a bunch of awards, most prominently the 1997 [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar for Best Picture]].
20th May '15 5:10:45 PM nombretomado
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Made into [[TheFilmOfTheBook a 1996 movie]] directed by Creator/AnthonyMinghella. It cast JulietteBinoche as Hana, Creator/RalphFiennes as the "English Patient", Creator/ColinFirth as Geoffrey Clifton, Kristin Scott Thomas as Katharine Clifton, Creator/WillemDafoe as Caravaggio, and Creator/NaveenAndrews as Kip. The film was a box office hit, earning $231,976,425 in the worldwide market. It has earned the distinguished pop-culture status of being "That movie Elaine bitched about in that one episode of {{Seinfeld}}." Both versions won a bunch of awards, most prominently the 1997 [[AcademyAward Oscar for Best Picture]].

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Made into [[TheFilmOfTheBook a 1996 movie]] directed by Creator/AnthonyMinghella. It cast JulietteBinoche as Hana, Creator/RalphFiennes as the "English Patient", Creator/ColinFirth as Geoffrey Clifton, Kristin Scott Thomas as Katharine Clifton, Creator/WillemDafoe as Caravaggio, and Creator/NaveenAndrews as Kip. The film was a box office hit, earning $231,976,425 in the worldwide market. It has earned the distinguished pop-culture status of being "That movie Elaine bitched about in that one episode of {{Seinfeld}}." Both versions won a bunch of awards, most prominently the 1997 [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar for Best Picture]].
9th May '15 2:13:44 PM MarkLungo
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-->''All I desired was to walk upon such an earth that had no maps.''
-->--the English Patient

to:

-->''All ->''"All I desired was to walk upon such an earth that had no maps.''
-->--the
"''
-->--'''The
English Patient
Patient'''



* WorldWarTwo

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* WorldWarTwoUsefulNotes/WorldWarII
21st Oct '14 9:51:56 PM harriscn
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* ActorAllusion: This isn't the only time Creator/RalphFiennes played a [[spoiler:Hungarian]].



* FakeNationality: In the movie, Juliette Binoche (French) plays Hana (French-Canadian); Willem Dafoe (American) plays Caravaggio (Canadian); and Naveen Andrews (English) plays Kip (Indian). Ralph Fiennes, who plays the title character, actually is English. [[spoiler:His character isn't.]]



* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Film/SpiderMan The Green Goblin]] and [[LosT Sayid]] meet in a villa where a nurse cares for [[Film/HarryPotter Lord Voldemort]].
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