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CRITICAL CONDITION paints a disturbing and gripping portrait of what can happen when you're sick and uninsured in America. The unforgettable subjects of this new documentary by Roger Weisberg discover that being uncovered can cost them their jobs, health, homes, savings, and even their lives. Unlike Michael Moore's SICKO, which illustrated the problems of people with private insurance, CRITICAL CONDITION looks at the harrowing struggles of people that must battle life-threatening illnesses with no insurance whatsoever.
As soaring medical costs put health insurance out of reach for increasing numbers of Americans, this crisis will undoubtedly become one of the most hotly debated issues in the 2008 presidential election, and that's precisely when CRITICAL CONDITION will be released. By putting a human face on this complex problem, CRITICAL CONDITION will make viewers feel both outraged and motivated to address this national disgrace at the precise moment when proposals for universal ...