David Ondaatje - Screenplays - The Doctor is Sick
the doctor is sick

(written by david ondaatje)

Adaptation of the Anthony Burgess novel set in London in 1960 about a naive linguistics professor who escapes from the hospital on the eve of an operation in pursuit of his wife and is taken in by an eclectic group of underworld characters who navigate him through a bizarre three day odyssey in seedy Soho.