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NIGHT DOCTOR / Médecin de nuit (France)

May 21, 2022 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm

Mikaël is a doctor on night call.  He looks after patients from underprivileged neighborhoods, as well as those whom no one else wants to see: drug addicts, homeless people, those living in challenging areas,  His life is chaotic. Torn between his wife and his mistress, embroiled in writing fraudulent Subutex prescriptions with his cousin, a pharmacist, Mikaël is left with no choice:  Tonight, he has to reclaim control over his life.   

Genre:  Film Noir/Crime/Drama/Thriller
Run time:  82 min
Country:  France.
Language:  French with English subtitles 
Premiere:  Palm Springs / Coachella Valley
Director:   Elie Wajeman
Screenwriters:  Agnès Feuvre Vincent Macaigne (contributing writer) Elie Wajeman
Producer: Georges Bermann
Cinematographers:  David Chizallet Noémie Gillot (pre-production cinematography)
Principal Cast: Vincent Macaigne (Mickaël Kourtchine), Sara Giraudeau (Sofia), Pio Marmaï (Dimitri), Sarah Le Picard (Sacha Courtchine), Florence Janas (Anna), Lou Lampros (Nadège Rocher)
Distributor:  Be For Films
Trailer:  https://www.beforfilms.com/the-night-doctor


Nominated, 2022 César Award – Best Actor (Meilleur acteur): Vincent Macaigne

Tickets:  Free to 2022 DFS members.  Non-members $15 cash at the door.  Doors unlock at 9:30 AM for complimentary coffee.  Film begins promptly at 10-:00 AM

Covid Restrictions:  Photo ID, Proof of full vaccination including booster shot,  Seating is socially distanced.  Please allow 2 empty seats between you and another party and do not sit directly behind anyone.




May 21, 2022
10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
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Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States


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