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Mesmer is a 1994 biographical film directed by Roger Spottiswoode from a script by Dennis Potter. It stars Alan Rickman as Franz Anton Mesmer and depicts his radical new ways as a pioneering physician.

Mesmer is a 1994 biographical film directed by Roger Spottiswoode from a script by Dennis Potter. It stars Alan Rickman as Franz Anton Mesmer and depicts his radical new ways as a pioneering physician.

Original Release

08/25/1994

US Release

08/25/1994

Cast

Alan Rickman Franz Anton Mesmer
Jan Rubes Prof. Stoerk
Shirley Douglas Duchess DuBarry
Amanda Ooms Maria Theresa Paradies
Gillian Barge Frau Mesmer
Simon McBurney Franz
David Hemblen Dr. Ingehousz
Anna Thalbach Francisca
Donal Donnelly Doctor (as Donal Donelly)
David Burke Doctor
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Roger Spottiswoode

Writers

Dennis Potter

Cast

Alan Rickman Franz Anton Mesmer
Jan Rubes Prof. Stoerk
Shirley Douglas Duchess DuBarry
Amanda Ooms Maria Theresa Paradies
Gillian Barge Frau Mesmer
Simon McBurney Franz
David Hemblen Dr. Ingehousz
Anna Thalbach Francisca
Donal Donnelly Doctor (as Donal Donelly)
David Burke Doctor
Beatie Edney Marie Antoinette
Peter Dvorsky Dr. Deslon
István Szilágyi Coachman
János Gosztonyi Footman
Heinz Trixner Baron de Horka
Petra Koberl Baroness de Horka
Peter Janisch Chancellor
Caroline Holdaway Felicity
Martin Schwab Herr Paradies
Dorothea Parton Frau Paradies

Producers

Editors

Susan Shipton

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