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Plague City: SARS in Toronto (2005)

Not Rated | | Drama , History | TV Movie 29 May 2005
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.

Director:

David Wu
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3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kari Matchett ... Amy
Ron White ... Dr. Royce
Rick Roberts ... Dr. Jeremy Neville
Lannette New Lannette New ... Rosie
Rahnuma Panthaky ... Laura Weston
Merwin Mondesir ... Rob Connell
Brian Markinson ... Wilson
James Gallanders
Leslie Carlson ... (as Les Carson)
Alina Lee Alina Lee ... Rosie's Mother
Grace Lynn Kung ... April
James McGowan ... Ed
Grahame Wood ... Paul
David Dunbar David Dunbar ... Franz
Alexandra Castillo ... 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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Genres:

Drama | History

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 2005 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

SARS - A borzalom városa See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

SARS was spread by civet cats, not ordinary household cats as portrayed in the movie. Civet cats are more related to the mongoose and look nothing like felines. See more »

Soundtracks

Angel
Written & Performed by Sarah McLachlan
© 1997 Published by Tyde Music (SOCAN)
Courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
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Can't say enough to describe how bad....
3 June 2005 | by sarahz911See all my reviews

I'm not one to expect too much out of Canadian TV, but this was the worst of the worst. Never mind being factually inaccurate in almost every way (medically and how things actually went) the acting was horrendous! If you're going to do a docu-drama then you have to use the real hospital names. Toronto Memorial?? And if you're going to be having actors portraying doctors and nurses doing medical procedures maybe they should have gotten some technical feedback so they didn't look like a total joke. The script was sappy and cheesy. Anyone that worked in the medical field during SARS, especially in the emergency area, got a good laugh out of the movie. If you want to watch a cheesy medical (sort of) badly done 'horror' flick - then watch it. Otherwise it's just plain offensive.


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