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A patient in an hospital dies under mysterious circumstances. The attending doctor Fank Holt gets under suspect - he'd been fired already from his last position due to mispractice. For his ... See full summary »

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Dr. Frank Holt
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Anna Lang
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Dr. Giles Dodson
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Dr. Harvey Rimmer
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Chauncy Rand
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Henderson
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Mary O'Connor
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Mrs. Dodson
Clare Coulter ...
Nurse Barton
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Dr. Kline
Martha Gibson ...
Kingsley's Daughter
Chas Lawther ...
Kingsley's Son-in-law
Les Rubie ...
Miles Kingsley
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Lylah Crane
Tom Harvey ...
Dr. Warren
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A patient in an hospital dies under mysterious circumstances. The attending doctor Fank Holt gets under suspect - he'd been fired already from his last position due to mispractice. For his defence he investigates with help of doctor Anna Lang. Soon they find out that half of their colleagues were betting on the patient's diagnosises - was someone trying to increase his chances? But when Frank's friend, dissector Mary Connor, becomes deadly sick, he suspects there's even more to it. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

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Going to Your Grave
Music and Lyrics by Ricky Magder
Sung by Charles Jones
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Suspense and Horror in a medical setting
22 July 2002 | by (America) – See all my reviews

Modern automated medical equipment is killing patients all by itself for some reason. Who or what is behind it? Packaged like sci-fi, but it's actually a contemporary crime thriller, the type that keeps you busy trying to figure out what's really going on and who's behind it and why. Not a teen slasher movie, but a thoughtful movie watchable by adults. The most terrifying scenes don't even involve blood. Rent it if you can find it, you won't be bored.


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