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The Waiting Room 2012

  • Peter Nicks
  • September 26, 2012
  • 90 mins
  • English
  • Documentary, Drama, Romance
One Hospital, Hundreds of stories
The Waiting Room is a character-driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film - using a blend of cinema verité and characters' voice over - offers a raw, intimate, and even uplifting look at how patients, executive staff and caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices. It is a film about fighting for survival when the odds are stacked against you.

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