by Frederick Wiseman1h241974United States

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Daily activities of the Metropolitan Hospital in New York City, with emphasis on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics. The cases depicted illustrate how medical expertise, availability of resources, organizational considerations and the nature of communication among the staff and patients affect the delivery of health care.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Editing : Frederick Wiseman
    • Producer : Frederick Wiseman
    • Director : Frederick Wiseman
    • Photo Director : William Brayne
    • Sound Mixer : Dick Vorisek
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 16 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1974
    • French release date : 8 mars 1972
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : English

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    Through the hospital, the film depicts the violence of New York City. One gets attached to patients and their despair as well as to the dedicated staff.

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