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Posted by on Sep 12, 2008 in Kick-Back Friday

Kick-Back Friday: #31

Kick-Back Friday: #31

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Who knew that f#%k-spewing David Mamet could pull off English period drama?

The Winslow Boy (1999)a thinly veiled love letter from director Mamet to his wife, Rebecca Pidgeonis the story of seemingly lost causes: the acquittal of the titular boy in a case of theft, women’s suffrage, and a chauvinist’s love for a feminist. The cast features many a rock-solid English actor, including Nigel Hawthorne and the splendiferous Gemma Jones.

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A native East Tennessean, Barbara Martin is a formerly practicing, board-certified neurologist who received her BS (psychology, summa cum laude) and MD from Duke University before completing her postgraduate training (internship, residency, fellowship) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She has worked in academia, private practice, medical publishing, drug market research, and continuing medical education (CME). For the last 3 years, she has worked in a freelance capacity as a medical writer, analyst, and consultant. Follow Dr. Barbara Martin on and Twitter.