24 hours in the life of a hospital from the point of view of the doctors and nurses.
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24 hours in the life of a hospital from the point of view of the doctors and nurses.

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Raw, uncomfortable and a bit funny.
16 December 2000 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

A very raw and intense look at a group of doctors who work their weekly 24 hour shifts. Starting in the morning the film follows the doctors as they treat various patients and accident victims. Laced with cynicism towards the Polish medical system, Hospital shows the non-stop grind and extreme pressures the doctors are put under. If you are squeamish, be warned.


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