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Chronic (2015)

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A home care nurse works with terminally ill patients.

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Michel Franco

Writer:

Michel Franco
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tim Roth ... David
David Dastmalchian ... Bernard
Sarah Sutherland ... Nadia Wilson
Elizabeth Tulloch ... Lidia (as Bitsie Tulloch)
Maribeth Monroe ... Sarah's Niece
Claire van der Boom ... Alice
Tate Ellington ... Greg
Robin Bartlett ... Martha
Michael Cristofer ... John
Joe Santos ... Issac Sr.
Laura Niemi ... Margaret
Rachel Pickup ... Sarah
Kari Coleman ... Sarah's Sister
Brenda Wehle ... Mildred
Cleo Fraser ... Sarah's Little Niece #1
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David is an in-home nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Efficient and dedicated to his profession, David develops strong, even intimate, relationships with each person he cares for. But outside of his work, David is ineffectual, awkward, and reserved-effects of his chronic depression-and he needs each patient as much as they need him. Having long carried a burden of guilt and remorse, David must face his past in order to heal. Written by AnonymousB

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Drama

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Rated R for some nudity and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Mexico | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

El último paciente: Chronic See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,912, 23 September 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,835, 21 October 2016
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1.85 : 1
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There are only 97 shots in the entire film, lasting under a minute on average. See more »

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John: [watching a porn movie] That's... that's art.
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Not for everyone
14 June 2016 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a male nurse who takes care of terminally ill patients in their home. He is hard-working, diligent and competent in performing his duties, however his motives are questioned by the characters and by the viewers.

"Chronic" is slow and uneventful, to echo the theme of sadness and helplessness of the sufferers. In many instances he does what he thinks is best for the patients, sometimes leaning towards the unorthodox and sometimes even outright inappropriate. In addition, I at times dislike him because of the frequent white lies he tells, which brings doubts on whether he lies about other things as well.

Overall, "Chronic" is a slow drama, and it's not for everyone.


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