The Professor and the Madman
Trailer: The Professor and the Madman
- Year: 2019
- Genre: Biography, Drama
- Country: Ireland
- Language: English
- Time: 124
- Director: Farhad Safinia
- Cast: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Eddie Marsan, ...
Middle of XIX century. A professor named James Murray wants to do something that will help many people in the world, after which his name can become part of the history of science.
The professor compiles the first-ever Oxford English Dictionary. The work is serious and large-scale, so he needs helpers. James Murray receives a letter from Dr. William Chester Minor, who is in one of the country's most famous psychiatric hospitals. Despite this, he wants to give his help to a professor who needs to make a difficult choice.