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Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.
The Professor and the Madman is a 2019 biographical drama film, directed by Farhad Safinia (under the pseudonym P. B. Shemran), from a screenplay by Safinia, and Todd Komarnicki, based on the 1998 book The Surgeon of Crowthorne (released under the same title used for the film in the U.S. and Canada) by Simon Winchester. It stars Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Marsan, Jennifer Ehle, Jeremy Irvine, David O’Hara, Ioan Gruffudd, Stephen Dillane, and Steve Coogan.
Director: Farhad Safinia (as P.B. Shemran) Writers: John Boorman, Todd Komarnicki | 2 more credits » Stars: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Eddie Marsan | See full cast & crew »