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THE NIGHT DOCTOR

Elie WAJEMAN

2020

82

minutes

FRANCE

Elie Wajeman's third film draws viewers to a back-seat position as the camera follows a Parisian doctor on call after dark to heal drug addicts on comedowns and lonely souls in the throes of panic attacks. Vincent Macaigne was everywhere this year in the French Selection line-up, and is magnificent as this 'patron saint of the broken', whose break-neck manoeuvres behind the wheel remind us of Harvey Keitel in Abel Ferrara's Bad Lieutenant.

 the Selection Committee

Mikaël is a night doctor who treats patients from inner-city neighbourhoods, as well as those nobody else wants to see: drug addicts. His life is a chaotic mess. He is torn between his wife and his mistress, while also being caught up in an attempt to traffic fake prescription drugs with his pharmacist cousin. Mikaël has no other choice: tonight, he has to take his life back into his own hands.

CASTING

Vincent MACAIGNE

Mikaël

Sarah GIRAUDEAU

Sofia

Pio MARMAI

Dimitri

Sarah LE PICARD

Sacha

Florence JANAS

Anna

Lou LAMPROS

Nadège

Ernst UMHAUER

Badri

CREDITS

Elie WAJEMAN

Realisation

Elie WAJEMAN, Agnès FEUVRE

Screenplay

David CHIZALLET

Cinematography

Astrid TONNELLIER

Production Design

Evgueni GALPERINE, Sacha GALPERINE

Music

Benjamin WEILL, Béatrice HERMINIE

Editing

Mathieu LEROY

Sound

PRODUCTION

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