Chronic Poster

Release Date: September 23rd, 2016

DVD Release Date: February 28th, 2017

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
David, a meticulous and efficient home care nurse working with terminally ill people, develops close relationships with his patients. In his private life David is awkward and reserved, which leads to him needing his patients as much as they need him.

Cast: Tim Roth, Bitsie Tulloch, David Dastmalchian, Tate Ellington, Claire van der Boom, Sarah Sutherland, Robin Bartlett, Michael Cristofer

Director: Michel Franco

Genres: Drama

Distributors: Monument Releasing

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Tim Roth gives a career-high performance in this meticulous, disturbing film written and directed by Michel Franco. show more

  • Tim Roth gives a meticulously withdrawn performance that speaks volumes, and although filmmaker Michel Franco can be too fussy in his starkly somber design, Chronic is nonetheless a captivating work. show more

  • While Chronic is a depressing sit, it's a sobering window into the self-sacrifice and psychological strain of the caregiver, as well as a provocative contribution to the ongoing debate about humane assisted suicide. show more

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