The Fragile Heart

Season 1
 (1)
1996TV-14
Oscar nominee Nigel Hawthorne ("The Madness of King George") stars as a renowned surgeon in the midst of a personal and professional crisis in this compelling miniseries.
Starring
Nigel HawthorneHelen McCroryDearbhla Molloy
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. Part 1
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    November 6, 1996
    49min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Cardiac surgeon Edgar Pascoe is asked to perform a secret operation in China. With his personal life astray, he decides to embark on the risky venture.
  2. 2. Part 2
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    November 13, 1996
    49min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
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    English
    During a medical conference, Edgar and Daniel are challenged by a Chinese physician, Dr. Chen, who questions their high-tech methods in favor of a holistic approach.
  3. 3. Part 3
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    November 20, 1996
    47min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As his health deteriorates, Edgar is deported from China, and he is forced to face his personal failures and to experience the medical field from the other perspective: that of a patient.
  4. 4. Part 4
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    November 26, 1996
    50min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After returning to the UK, Edgar tries to fling himself back into his old routine but remains haunted by his recurring nightmare.

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Directors
Patrick Lau
Producers
Carnival Film & Television
Season year
1996
Network
FilmRise
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bombaytalkieReviewed in the United States on April 20, 2021
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Top-notch acting all around.
Helen McCrory already showing the master she was to become.
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