For generations the name Albert Schweitzer has beensynonymous with hands-on compassion and the power ofChrist-like sacrifice. Now director Gavin Miller presents alandmark drama about the legendary medical missionary andNobel Peace Prize Laureate. The year is 1949, the Cold Warhas begun and a climate of fear pervades. Christian medicalmissionary and theologian Albert Schweitzer (Jeroen Krabb)is regarded as one of the world's most eminent humanitariansdue to his life saving work in Africa. But when Schweitzertakes a controversial political stand, powerful adversarieslaunch a smear campaign designed to discredit and silencehim. His enemies sabotage his medical clinic endangering thepatients and threatening to put an end to the work.Co-starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actressBarbara Hershey as Helene Schweitzer.