• 7.5 10
  • 2015
  • 73min
  • Original Title: Paciente

PATIENT is the word that defines us as we follow medical instructions or have to stay calm while we wait. In Colombia, a country where the harsh health system requires its users to face absurd bureaucratic obstacles to access its services, Patient is not only the one who have the disease but also the one responsible for the daily struggle to ensure that his or her loved one receives all necessary needs. Nubia is a PATIENT, a mother head of family who despite living with the anguish of losing her daughter by an aggressive cancer, firmly gets to overcome the labyrinths established by the Health System processes upon which depend the life of her daughter.


Premios Macondo / Idfa / Encuentros Cartagena del FICCI Cartagena Colombia / Thessaloníki Film Festival / Festival Internacional de Cine Cartagena de Indias

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