Friday, November 27, 2009

Ward 6 (2009)

Netflix: "This unconventional drama, which employs a nonfiction filmmaking style, chronicles the peculiar case of Dr. Ragin (Vladimir Ilyin), the head of a mental hospital who irritates his subordinates and winds up being committed as a patient in his own facility. Based on a story by famed Russian author Anton Chekhov, this fascinating faux documentary was filmed on location in a functioning mental institution." 2009 83 minutes

Variety Review:

NY Times Review 27 Nov. 2009

Note: Film opening in NY 11/27/09

Link to short story (full text).

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