DVD - 2017
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MPAA rating: R; for some nudity and language.
David is a highly skilled in-home nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Intensely dedicated and extremely compassionate, David develops intimate relationships with each person he cares for. But outside of work, David suffers the effects of chronic depression, and he needs his patients as much as they need him.
Publisher: [Santa Monica, California] : Lionsgate, [2017]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Jan 02, 2019

Tim Roth does an excellent job as a nurse who cares for dying / disabled / ill patients with extreme tenderness and care. He becomes, perhaps, to enmeshed in is clients' lives. We only receive brief clues as to the depression that causes him to need is patients so badly. Very, very sad film. Not a lot of action except for the care that David provides. Recommend. Kristi & Abby Tabby

Sep 29, 2018

NOT for the "faint of heart". "Catfood Shawn" says it best. Read his/her review.

Sep 09, 2018

This film is probably more relevant the those who have friends and/or family either suffering chronic illness or end-of-life issues. Admire how it didn't sugar-coat a thing. Roth gives a masterful performance---and this FILM is really well done.

May 30, 2018

This starts slow and syays that way.

Rock solid film about a nurse, played by Tim Roth, who cares for terminally ill patients. He is an isolated guy whose job is basically his life. Sound familiar? I think it describes many of us loyal library patrons. What's engaging about this picture is that there is zero sentimentality, zero saccharine "celebration of the human spirit." That's what I was expecting. But what I got was a brutally honest depiction of the profession of caregiver and a life lived in solitary. The ending is sublime.

Jan 21, 2018

What a weird movie and a bizarre ending. I kept waiting for a point to this movie, I guess that was it, no point.

Sep 01, 2017

This film's realism is very, very difficult to watch. It won the Cannes award for best screenplay. That fact will not help you to watch it.

Vicky J. West
Aug 15, 2017

Very dark - kept watching expecting more meaning to making this movie. It was depressing and terrible ending. Didn't like this movie at all.

Apr 17, 2017

If you're not able to sit though quiet, thoughtful, slow paced films with a semi-cryptic message, then give this one a skip - you'll hate it. If you're interested in a deep, very realistic look into end of life issues, palliative care themes, or caregiver fatigue, and pain, then you'll find this film moving and hard to forget. The movie has 97 scenes in 93 minutes; all of them slightly disturbing, sad, or dull with the minutia of palliative caregiving. The ending will give you no solace, or answers, either. I found it unforgettable, and easy to understand it's meaning. Others I watched it with did not. Recommended.

Apr 15, 2017

Excellent acting by Tim Roth. This movie is very realistic. It is sad, touching, and, yes, it moves a bit slow. I liked it and think it's an important film. The ending was great! Wow.

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