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Overall A-

Based on a true story, Dr. Lucille is a dramatized telling of the life work of Lucille Teasdale (Marina Orsini) and her husband Dr. Piero Corti (Massimo Ghini), who dedicate their lives to care of the poor and impoverished of Uganda. The strength of their commitment is tested as the African country is plunged into war and the rule of dictator Idi Amin (played by Makalo Mofokeng).

Violence C-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Talk to your kids about…

Dr. Lucille

Lucille and Peiro have differing religious perspectives as they labor in “God’s untidy world.” Why do trials draw some people closer to God, while others are driven further away?

To learn more about St. Mary’s Hospital and the Piero & Lucille Corti Foundation, check out their official website: http://lhospital.org/index_eng.htm

The life of dictator Idi Amin has become part of the history of Uganda. A biography can be found at this website: http://africanhistory.about.com/od/biography/a/bio_amin.htm