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2015 | Color | 92:00

David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Meticulous, efficient, and passionate about his profession, he develops relationships that go beyond the medical context, forging true closeness with his patients. But in his personal life, David is ineffectual, awkward, and reserved. It’s clear that he needs his patients as much as they need him.

Country: México, Francia
Direction: Franco; Michel
Script: Franco; Michel
Production: Kwon; Gina, Ripstein; Gabriel, Franco; Michel, Zonana; Moisés
Photography: Cape; Yves
Sound: Gaeta; Frank
Cast:Bartlett; Robin, Cristofer; Michael, Pickup; Rachel, Sutherland; Sarah, Dastmalchian; David, McCann; Christopher, Tulloch; Bitsie, Wehle; Brenda, Coleman; Kari, Roth; Tim, Norvind; Nailea
Art direction: Kelley; Nicolas
Participation year at FICM: 2015

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