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Nostradamus (1993)




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This period drama explores the life and times of the 16th century doctor and scientist who some believed could see into the future. Michel de Nostradamus (Tcheky Karyo) was the son in a Jewish family who posed as Catholics to be spared the wrath of the Inquisition. As a student of the renowned physician Dr. Scalinger (F. Murray Abraham), Nostradamus created herbal cures and did pioneering research in the importance of proper nutrition and hygiene. However, he was unable to protect his wife Marie (Julia Ormand) from the Black Plague sweeping the country, and he lost both her and their two children. Nostradamus remarried, to widow Anne (Assumpta Sterna), but at the urging of Scalinger, he began to more carefully explore the strange trances that befell him, and Nostradamus began writing prophetic essays predicting any number of future catastrophes. Nostradamus also features Amanda Plummer as Queen Catherine de Medici and Anthony Higgins as the King.

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Tcheky Karyo
as Nostradamus
Amanda Plummer
as Catherine De Medici
Anthony Higgins
as King Henry II
Michael Gough
as Jean de Remy
Bruce Myers
as Professor
Leon Lissek
as Inquisitor
Michael Byrne
as Inquisitor
David Gilliam
as Michael's Father
Istefan Patoli
as Inquisitor
Oana Pellea
as Landlady
Matthew Morley
as Michel (age 11)
Thomas Christian
as Cezar (age 10)
David Gwillim
as Michael's Father
Amanda Walker
as Mme. Scalinger
Razvan Popa
as Scalinger's Servant
Amanda Boxer
as Woman Patient I
Eugenia Maci
as Mme. Auberligne
Sergiu Anghel
as Student 1/Dancer
Tomi Cristin
as Student 2
Florin Busuioc
as Commander
Rupert Holliday Evans
as Pilgrim in Church
Michael Verbitky
as Pilgrim in Boat
Rudy Rosenfeld
as Assistant Doctor
Vasile Popa
as Montgomery
Vasile Albinet
as Henry's Double
Mihai Cibu
as Chamberlain
Ioan Brancu
as Footman
Gheorghe Visu
as Ruggerio
Manuela Colescu
as Chambermaid
Mihai Gruia Sandu
as Stretcher Bearer
Andrei Peniuc
as Torturer
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Critic Reviews for Nostradamus

All Critics (8)

Nostradamus proceeds as a visually splendid but dramatically lifeless series of historic tableaus.

April 16, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…


November 24, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

Karyo is hot as the prognosticator of doom.

September 20, 2002 | Rating: 5/5

I predict you will not find much enjoyment or gain much intellectual satisfaction from this film.

May 7, 2002 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

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