Doctor Bello (2013)

Doctor Bello
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 35mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords cancer, death, disease, father/daughter, grief, illness, marriage, medical, medical condition, mystery, prison, workplace
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Evan Brinkman Actor n/a 1 1000009
Andrea Leigh Actor n/a 1 1000008
Tony Abulu Director n/a 2 2000001
Tony Abulu Producer n/a 3 3000001
Tony Abulu Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Ebbe Bassey Actor n/a 1 1000007
Victor Browne Actor n/a 1 1000006
Vivica A. Fox Actor n/a 1 1000002
Jimmy Jean-Louis Actor n/a 1 1000003
Genevieve Nnaji Actor n/a 1 1000004
Stephanie Okereke-Linus Actor n/a 1 1000005
Isaiah Washington Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
Brilliant oncologist Dr. Michael Durant is grieving the loss of his 10-year-old daughter from cancer. He immerses himself in his work and forms a bond with his 7-year-old patient Sam. When Sam slips into a coma with only a few days to live, Michael is desperate to save the child's life. So when a Nigerian nurse surreptitiously suggests he seek the help of Dr. Bello, an uncertified Nigerian doctor, known in the Brooklyn-African underground as a miracle worker, Michael does. Dr. Bello secretly visits the child at night, administers a potion, and by the next morning, Sam's illness is in remission. When the hospital board investigates the case, Michael is suspended and Dr. Bello is charged with malpractice and arrested. Dr. Bello becomes critically ill in jail and can only be saved by the same potion that cured Sam, and it can only be found in the mysterious "Garden of Life," nestled on the peak of Nigeria's sky mountains.
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