The Night Doctor

The Night Doctor

Médecin de nuit (18)

 

Screening at Edinburgh Summerhall

 

📆 Sun 29 May (17:00)

📆 Sun 5 Jun (19:30)

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Mickaël (Vincent Macaigne) is a night doctor who visits troubled neighbours, caring for those no one else seems to. His personal life is falling apart as well. Torn between his wife and mistress, he is pressurised by his pharmacist cousin to write false drug prescriptions. But tonight is different – tonight Mickaël wants out. But at what cost?

Director Elie Wajeman | Cast Vincent Macaigne, Pio Marmaï, Sara Giraudeau, Sarah Le Picard

France | 2020 | 82 mins | Print source IFCinéma

French and English with English subtitles

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Awards and festivals

Nominated, Best Actor (Vincent Macaigne), César Awards (2022)

Elie Wajeman’s moodily lit film noir is, among other things, a great advertisement for the French healthcare system.” The Art Desk

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