Original name: La Peste
Country: France, UK, Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
In a city in South America an outbreak of bubonic plague occurs. While people try to flee and the military close the city an idealistic doctor decides to stay and help the sick. In the ever changing circumstances he puts up a brave fight, being helped by others but also involving them without being able to control the situation.
thought provoking, serious, realistic
plague, terminal illness, danger, journalism, isolation, on the run, good versus evil, deadly, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, quarantine, military dictatorship, public health, death row, claustrophobia, philosophy, medical profession, dictatorship, tv reporter, martial law, third world, morality, stadium, disease, female reporter ...
buenos aires argentina, south america