Dr. Lucille parents guide

Dr. Lucille

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

Why is Dr. Lucille rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated Dr. Lucille Not Rated

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Dr. Lucille
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Dr. Lucille rated Not Rated? Dr. Lucille is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

In the midst of disease, revolution, war and bloodshed, Dr. Lucille and the others working at St. Mary’s Hospital in Uganda are faced with a steady stream of wounded. Graphic surgical procedures and bloody war injuries are depicted throughout the movie. Themes include death, references to torture, and moments of peril. Passionate kisses between the married couple are shown. Topless women in native costumes are present in some scenes. Dr. Lucille is a smoker and is often seen with cigarettes. Alcohol is consumed in pubs, bars and at social occasions.

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Dr. Lucille
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Dr. Lucille is directed by and stars Louis Gossett Jr., Marina Orsini.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dr. Lucille movie is July 18, 2006. Here are some details…

Releasing to DVD on the 10th anniversary of her death, Dr. Lucille pays tribute to the accomplishments of this dedicated surgeon. Included on the disc are: In Search of Lucille Teasdale (a documentary about her life), A Dream Come True (an interview with the film’s producer Francine Allaire and star Marina Orsini), a making-of featurette, and an overview of the St. Mary’s Lacor Hospital and the Lucille Teasdale & Piero Corti Foundation Mission. The documentary contains actual photos and footage of the amazing husband and wife team (as well as some with graphic surgical procedures and bloody injuries), with comments from Dr. Corti, the couple’s daughter Dominique and many of the people who have served at the St. Mary’s Hospital. Audio tracks are available in English (2.0 Dolby Stereo) and French.

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With similar motives to Dr. Lucille, a young Catholic nun gives her all to help the poor and destitute in India. Her life story has been captured in the movie Mother Teresa. The atrocities committed in another African country are depicted in the gripping film, Hotel Rwanda.