Ancient One is an important character in the movie Doctor Strange, based on the Marvel comics of the same name of which Doctor Stephen Strange is the hero. At the beginning of the movie Stephen Strange is a rich and brilliant neurosurgeon. But while he is on his way to a party, he has a serious car accident, his spine and hands are severely damaged, making it impossible to practice his profession. He will then look for all possible solutions to recover all the motricity of his hands and while he seems to have reached the end of the medical solutions, he meets a man completely healed of an equivalent traumatism thanks to a strange character living on the top of the Himalayan mountains. This character is Ancient One”, a woman who seems to master magical powers far beyond anything Stephen Strange can imagine. After he insists, she decides to accept him as a disciple and teach him what she knows. But some time after the beginning of her training, the sanctuary is attacked by Kaecilius, a former disciple gone bad.