The Professor and the Madman
The incredible true story that defined our world.
Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.
Released: March 07, 2019
Director: Farhad Safinia
Writers: John Boorman, Todd Komarnicki, Farhad Safinia, Simon Winchester
Casts: Mel Gibson (James Murray), Sean Penn (Dr. William Chester Minor), Natalie Dormer (Eliza Merrett), Ioan Gruffudd (Henry Bradley), Jeremy Irvine (Charles Hall), Brendan Patricks (Winston Churchill)
Production Companies: Fastnet Films, Icon Entertainment International, 22h22, Caviar Antwerp NV, Definition Films, Zik Zak Filmworks