On the day after his fortieth birthday, the family man and computer analyst George Grieves goes to the Mt. Abaddon Hospital for a routine colonoscopy with Dr. Sharazi. At his birthday party, his friends and family tild many cases of medical errors, and George is worried. After the surgery, George finds that his surgery had complications because of a homonymous patient, and he had received a thoracoscopic sympathectomy instead. While interned, George discloses bizarre and dark secrets about the East Wing of the hospital while his wife and family have to make a decision about his fate.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Maybe... if you spend your life worrying... then the only way that your life will have meaning is if what you fear becomes real.
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13 March 2007 (USA)
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At the end when George breaks the window with the IV drip stand he throws it out of the window and you can see it bounce. He is supposed to be on the seventh floor. See more
You ready for a little lesson? To be set free? For a dose of reality? First: the lesson. Do you know who I am? I told you my name, bitch. You forget that? I know you ain't forget that! Come on, you caucasian motherfucker! Say it while you still got a pair.
[through his breathing tube
That's right. That's my name. But do you know who I am?
[stammers unintelligibly attempting to reply
No, I mean in the metaphorical sense, motherfucker. DO YOU KNOW WHAT I AM?
[leaps onto George's chest
References Jacob's Ladder
Written and Performed by Kathleen York
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