Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor (movie)

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©2007 Koji Yamamura / Yamamura Animation, Inc. / Shochiku Co., Ltd. 

Alternative title:
Ein Landarzt (German) 
Kafka Inaka Isha (Japanese) 
カフカ 田舎医者 (Japanese) 
Genres: psychological 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: A hapless country doctor describes with breathless urgency a night-time summons to attend a young patient. Events soon take on a surreal aspect as "unearthly horses" transport him instantaneously to the bedside. The doctor, preoccupied with personal distractions and grievances against those he is employed to care for, fails to find what is revealed to be a vile, fatal wound. He is humiliated by the villagers, who are "always expecting the impossible from the doctor," and doomed to an endless return trip, losing everything. 
User Ratings: 109 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (sub:8)
 Excellent: 20 votes (sub:19, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 19 votes (sub:15, ?:1, others:3
2 Spanish subtitled
1 Turkish Sub subtitled
 Good: 20 votes (sub:17, dub:1, others:2
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 Decent: 18 votes (sub:17, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 6 votes (sub:5, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Weak: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Bad: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Awful: 1 vote (others:1
1 German subtitled
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 158 users, rank: #3172 (of 6493)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.761 (Good−), std. dev.: 2.2944, rank: #3092 (of 6492)
Weighted mean: 6.763 (Good−), rank: #3023 (of 6492) (seen all: 6.76)
Bayesian estimate: 6.838 (Good), rank: #2611 (of 4944)
Running time: 21 minutes 
Vintage: 2007 
Premiere date:
2007-11-17 (Japan) 
Release dates: We have 1
Official website:
Based on famed Jewish-Czech writer Franz Kafka's short prose of the same name from 1919. 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor & Other Fantastic Films by Koji Yamamura (Sub.DVD) 2010-12-07 (from $17.52)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Koji Yamamura 
Script: Koji Yamamura 
Storyboard: Koji Yamamura 
Music: Hitomi Shimizu 
Original creator: Franz Kafka ("Ein Landarzt") 

Camera: Koji Yamamura 
Editing: Koji Yamamura 
Sensaku Shigeyama as Country Doctor 

Hitomi Kanehara as Rosa 
Ippei Shigeyama as Boy 
Japanese companies
Production: Shochiku Co., Ltd. 

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