The once clean and healthy city of Toronto becomes the pariah of the western world when a deadly chain of infection lands in the city. Panic spreads as the number of SARS cases increases as there are no effective treatments. In HD.

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Amy
Ron White ...
Dr. Royce
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Dr. Jeremy Neville
Lannette New ...
Rosie
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Laura Weston
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Rob Connell
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Wilson
Leslie Carlson ...
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Alina Lee ...
Rosie's Mother
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April
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Grahame Wood ...
Paul
David Dunbar ...
Franz
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Aline (as Alex Castillo)
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The once clean and healthy city of Toronto becomes the pariah of the western world when a deadly chain of infection lands in the city. Panic spreads as the number of SARS cases increases as there are no effective treatments. In HD.

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29 May 2005 (Canada)  »

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SARS - A borzalom városa  »

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After Rosie dies, Amy tears off her face mask and cries into her still-gloved hands. In reality, if she had done that without going through a through chemical cleansing shower first Amy would have been infected as well. See more »

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Sars Soap Opera
30 May 2005 | by (Bracebridge Ont) – See all my reviews

They turned a significant page or two of Canadian history into a reasonably good movie but it was somewhat overwrought. The shots of deserted Toronto streets, like something from "On The Beach", were a little much. It was never like that. It's also mystifying why in doing a factual docu-drama, they fictionalized the main characters and the locations. There is no "Toronto Memorial Hospital." Those scenes were shot at North York General, which indeed was a SARS hotbed. Similarly the chief health official in the movie was a fictitious character rather than Toronto Medical Officer Of Health Dr. Shiela Basrur, who was the heroine of the saga. (Dr. Basrur is now the provincial MOH.) Even the local electronic media (with the exception of CTV) were fictional. All these things detract from what otherwise might have been a very solid film.


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