City of Joy

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Director:Roland Joffé
Written by:Dominique LaPierre (Writer), Mark Medoff (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Max Lowe is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a patient on the operating table, Max impulsively decides to leave America and travel to India in the hope of finding himself. Not long after he arrives in Calcutta, Max is attacked by a group of thugs and left without money or a passport.