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Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really... See more »

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Dr. Werner Ernst
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Felicia Potter
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Stella
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Nun
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Dr. Butz
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Bed Two
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Connie Potter
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Furnaceman
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Dr. Hofstader
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Wilson
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Robert Payne
James Lally ...
Poindexter
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Judge Fatale
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Sheldon Hatchett
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Hansen
Jackie Richardson ...
Mrs. Steckler
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E.R. Nurse
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Dr. Miller
Bruno Dressler ...
Potter
Caroline Nielsen ...
Luscious Nurse
Gladys O'Connor ...
Bed One
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Dr. Butz's Secretary
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Maitre d'
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Intern #1
Naomi Blicker ...
Intern #2
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Head Injury
Bruce Hemmings ...
Orderly
Paul Brown ...
Insurance Man
Michael Colton ...
The Boy
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Directed by

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Sidney Lumet

Written by

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Richard Dooling ... (novel)
 
Steven Schwartz ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Don Carmody ... executive producer
Sidney Lumet ... producer
Steven Schwartz ... producer (as Steven Schwartz)

Cinematography by

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David Watkin

Film Editing by

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Tom Swartwout

Editorial Department

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Phil Hetos ... color timer
Clare Larson ... first assistant editor
Lateefah Torrence ... second assistant editor
Bryan Ellenburg ... executive in charge of post-production (uncredited)

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Avy Kaufman

Production Design by

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Philip Rosenberg

Art Direction by

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Dennis Davenport

Set Decoration by

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Enrico Campana
Carolyn Cartwright

Costume Design by

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Dona Granata

Makeup Department

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Rick Baker ... special makeup effects: Mr. Brooks
Patricia Green ... key makeup artist
Jay McClennen ... key prosthetics
Sylvia Nava ... hair technician: Rick Baker/Cinovation Inc.
Jennifer Bower O'Halloran ... key hair stylist (as Jennifer O'Halloran)
Evan Penny ... key sculptor
Kazuhiro Tsuji ... makeup application: Mr. Brooks

Production Management

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Lilith Jacobs ... post-production supervisor
Joyce Kozy King ... unit production manager
Yalda Tehranian ... executive in charge of production

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tom Quinn ... second assistant director
Michele Rakich ... third assistant director
Martin Walters ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Tim Campbell ... head painter
Mike Franklin ... set dresser (as Michael Franklin)
Ross Fraser ... construction coordinator
Ron Hewitt ... assistant props
Michael Hyde ... head carpenter
Linda McClelland ... set buyer
Tanit Ann Mendes ... art department coordinator
Richard Reseigne ... construction coordinator
Vic Rigler ... property master
Jonathan Savan ... set buyer
Charles Sharun ... camera scenic artist
Michael Shocrylas ... graphic artist
Joe Ventura ... sculptor
Brian Verhoog ... graphic artist
Gordon White ... set designer (as Gord White)

Sound Department

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Bruce Carwardine ... sound mixer
Kam Chan ... foley editor
Benjamin Cheah ... supervising foley editor (as Ben Cheah)
Bob Chefalas ... re-recording mixer
Kenton Jakub ... adr editor
Tom Lazarus ... recording engineer: Classic Sound, Inc.
Kimberly R. McCord-Wilson ... assistant sound editor (as Kimberly McCord)
Peter Melnychuk ... boom operator
Glenfield Payne ... sound effects editor
Richard Portman ... re-recording mixer
Fred Rosenberg ... supervising sound editor
Jac Rubenstein ... foley editor
Paul J. Zydel ... adr engineer (as Paul Zydel)
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist (uncredited)
Dustin DuPilka ... assistant foley artist (uncredited)
Dan Evans Farkas ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

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Daniel Hopen ... CGI supervisor

Stunts

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Dan Belley ... stunt double: Mike / stunt double: The Boy

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Ciaran Copelin ... assistant camera: "b" camera
Tony Guerin ... camera operator: "b" camera
Tim Guinness ... key gaffer
Duane Gullison ... best boy
Norman Laing ... camera trainee
Bruce Macaulay ... still photographer
Jim MacCammon ... key gaffer (as Mac MacCammon)
Christopher Nethercoat ... best boy
Harald Ortenburger ... camera operator (as Harald K. Ortenburger)
Ron Renzetti ... dolly grip
Ian D. Scott ... rigging gaffer
Takashi Seida ... still photographer
Dave Sheridan ... first assistant camera (as Dave C. Sheridan)
Kevin S. Stewart ... second assistant camera
Randy Tambling ... key grip (as Randal Tambling)
Kris Wood ... video playback operator

Casting Department

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Diane Kerbel ... casting: Toronto
Julie Lichter ... casting assistant: USA
Donna Dupere ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Lisette Lefevre ... seamstress
Robert Roberts ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Beth Boigon ... location manager
Mark Logan ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Sadao Harada ... musician: cello
Kikuzi Ikeda ... musician: second viola
Kazuhide Isomura ... musician: first viola
Mikhael Kopelman ... musician: second violin
Patrick Mullins ... music editor
Philip Traugott ... music adaptor: Mozart string quintet / music producer: Mozart string quintet
Pinchas Zukerman ... musician: first violin (as Pinchas Zukerman)
Bobby Muzingo ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Jim Kennedy ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Wendy Altman-Cohen ... principal eyewear
Liz Amsden ... assistant: Don Carmody
Camille Dan ... technical advisor
Greg Eby ... assistant accountant
Jennifer Zolten Freed ... post-production accountant
Paul Hiscock ... office production assistant
Lilith Jacobs ... assistant: Sidney Lumet
Blanche McDermaid ... script supervisor
Trish McEvoy ... cosmetics: Kyra Sedgwick
Susan Mieras ... assistant: Kyra Sedgwick
Badgley Mischka ... evening suit: Kyra Sedgwick
Karen Pidgurski ... unit publicist
Tammy Quinn ... production coordinator
Karen Renaut ... on-set supervisor
Elizabeth Senyi ... assistant production coordinator
Elaine Thurston ... production accountant
Phillip L. Tomalin Jr. ... assistant: James Spader
Patrick Jack Lee ... production financing (uncredited)
Judy Sharinger ... credits consultant (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million estate? Meanwhile, Werner must contend with his nutty supervisor, who insists that he only care for patients with full insurance. Can Werner sidestep the hospital's legal team and do what's best for the patient? Written by Martin Lewison

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Taglines At Memorial Hospital no one ever dies... Until their insurance runs out. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Sterben und erben (Germany)
  • En estado crítico (Spain)
  • Интензивно отделение (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Teholla (Finland)
  • O Impaciente (Brazil)
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  • 107 min
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Budget $12,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Movie Connections Featured in Red Corner/Critical Care/Switchback/Family Name (1997). See more »
Soundtracks Dry Bones See more »
Quotes Nun: One mistake. You said "after we die eternity begins". Eternity has no beginning, it has no end. Eternity can't come after life, eternity includes life. We make eternity, every hour, every day, every second. We choose what our eternity will be.
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