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A Short Stay in Switzerland

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Director  Simon Curtis
Writer  Frank McGuinness
Initial DVD release  April 26, 2011
Country  United Kingdom
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Biography, Drama, Romance
First episode date  January 25, 2009
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Language  English
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Release date  25 January 2009 (2009-01-25)
Cast  Julie Walters (Dr Anne Turner), Lyndsey Marshal, Stephen Campbell Moore, Liz White, Michelle Fairley (Mrs Savery)
Similar movies  Julie Walters and Michelle Fairley appear in A Short Stay in Switzerland and Ahead of the Class

A Short Stay in Switzerland is a 2009 British television film directed by Simon Curtis and written by Frank McGuinness. It stars Julie Walters, who won the International Emmy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Dr Anne Turner. It was produced by BBC.

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It was also nominated for other numerous awards including the BAFTA Award for Best Single TV Drama and Best Actress.

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Plot

The film is based on the true story of Dr. Anne Turner (25 January 1939 – 24 January 2006) who after suffering from the incurable Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP, also called ‘Steele-Richardson-Olszewski Syndrome’), travelled to Zurich for an assisted suicide by an organization called Dignitas. This came four years after her husband died of a similar rare incurable condition, Multiple System Atrophy (MSA).

Cast

  • Julie Walters as Dr Anne Turner
  • Stephen Campbell Moore as Edward
  • Lyndsey Marshal as Jessica
  • Liz White as Sophie
  • Michelle Fairley as Mrs Savery
  • Will Knightley as Dr Jack Turner
  • Patrick Malahide as Richard
  • Harriet Walter as Clare
  • References

    A Short Stay in Switzerland Wikipedia
    A Short Stay in Switzerland IMDb A Short Stay in Switzerland themoviedb.org


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