Something the Lord Made

2004 television film directed by Joseph Sargent / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Something the Lord Made is a 2004 American made-for-television biographical drama film about the black cardiac pioneer Vivien Thomas (1910–1985) and his complex and volatile partnership with white surgeon Alfred Blalock (1899–1964), the "Blue Baby doctor" who pioneered modern heart surgery. Based on the National Magazine Award-winning Washingtonian magazine article "Like Something the Lord Made" by Katie McCabe,[1][2] the film was directed by Joseph Sargent and written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell.

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Something the Lord Made
Written byPeter Silverman
Robert Caswell
Directed byJoseph Sargent
StarringMos Def
Alan Rickman
Kyra Sedgwick
Gabrielle Union
Mary Stuart Masterson
Original languageEnglish
ProducersRobert W. Cort
David Madden
Eric Hetzel
Julian Krainin
Mike Drake
CinematographyDonald M. Morgan
EditorMichael Brown
Running time110 mins
Production companiesHBO Films
Nina Saxon Film Design
Original networkHBO
Original releaseMay 30, 2004 (2004-05-30)