Hospital (1970)

This 1970 Frederick Wiseman documentary was a 1994 National Film Registry selection by the National Film Preservation Board. In 1970, the 84-minute film won two Emmys-"Best News Documentary" and "Best Director." Wiseman… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 2, 1970
DVD Release Date: June 29, 2015
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Reveals the decisive impact of the art and science of medicine-and the ways of government-on the lives of ordinary people.

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

Hospital understands its titular setting as just a single part of a larger system, one that these medical professionals often bump up against.

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Cole Smithey

[CANNES 2016] The movie captures the social conditions and professionalism of doctors, nurses, and cops in late '60s New York. They just don't make people with that much integrity anymore.

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