Bethune: Making of a Hero (1990)

 

 

Director:     Phillip Borsos.

Starring:     Donald Sutherland (Dr. Bethune), Helen Mirren (Frances Penny Bethune), Helen Shaver (Ms Dowd), Colm Feore (Chester Rice), James Pax (Mr. Tung), Ronald Pickup (Alan Coleman), Guo Da (Dr Chian), Harrison Liu (Dr Fong).

 life of Canadian Doctor Norman Bethune who became a hero in China during Mao Tse-Tung's rise to power

 

Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1989) was released in the US in 1993 as Doctor Bethune.

Life of Canadian Doctor Norman Bethune who worked with the Loyalists during the Spanish Civil War and who became a hero in China during Mao Tse-Tung's rise to power.

 

 

 


Historical Background:

 

See Last Emperor (Bertolucci) (1987)

 

 

 

 

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