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The Waiting Room

Rated NR 81 min. 2012

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' voiceover offers a raw, intimate, and even uplifting look at how patients, staff and caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices.

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Director: Peter Nicks

Writer: Peter Nicks

Producer: Peter Nicks, Linda Davis and William B. Hirsch

Cast: Demia Bruce, Eric Morgan, Davelo Lujuan, Carl Connelly, Barbara Johnson, Cynthia Y. Johnson, Liz Lynch, Douglas White, Matthew Rehrer and Amandeep Singh


The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room

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