Bethune: The Making of a Hero Poster

Release Date: 1990

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
In this fact-based film, Canadian doctor Norman Bethune (Donald Sutherland) embarks on an incredible decades-long journey across the globe using unconventional medical methods to heal those in need. He travels to Russia, Spain and even Mount Wutai in China, where he helps build hospitals and train medical staff. All the while, his tumultuous relationship with his wife, Frances (Helen Mirren), is tested again and again by his excessive drinking, womanizing and constant travel.

Cast: Donald Sutherland, Dame Helen Mirren, Helen Shaver, Colm Feore, James Pax, Guo Da, Harrison Liu, Anouk Aimée

Director: Phillip Borsos

Genres: Biography