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Head Nurse

Head Nurse

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Participants
Kamila Dohnalova  / Producer
Vaclav Hasek  / Writer
Jan Vejnar  / Director, Writer

Programs
MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2021

News
Feature Launch reveals the 2021 generation and introduces new program scheme
Feature Launch kicks off online
Workshop 1 of Feature Launch 2021 takes off this week
Feature Launch 2021 participants start their second workshop today
Feature Launch showcase at KVIFF Eastern Promises

Synopsis

During a one-day shift in a regional Czech hospital, different characters will sooner or later encounter Hana, the head nurse. Sometimes she is a random bystander, sometimes welcomed help, and sometimes an unshakable authority that cannot be defied. The elements of comedy and absurdity alternate in rapid succession, thus creating daily dramas that test everyone’s sanity: an agile young doctor is outdone by a tough maintenance worker, an experienced economic deputy drafts his patients like sports stars to avoid the hospital's rising debt, a famous actor from a popular hospital-based soap opera merges with his character, and a young idealistic intern is confronted with the true essence of the work she has chosen.