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Certificate 12
Robin Williams
Monica Potter
Daniel London
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tom Shadyac
Steve Oedekerk
Running Time
114 minutes

Patch Adams
Maverick trainee doctor pioneers laughter as the best medicine.

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Based on the true life story of a doctor who advocated laughter as the best medicine.

True romantics and those with joy bubbling from every pore may well be carried along and if Shadyac's aim was to fashion a film kindred in essence to Adams' own outlook and work, then this feelgood extravaganza must come pretty close to hitting that mark.

Reviewed by Darren Bignell

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