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The Hospital

Released 1971
Distributor United Artists

A pre-Network Paddy Chayefsky wrote this dark, trenchant medical satire, outrageous in its time, that now plays like a semi-documentary! George C. Scott and Diana Rigg are sensational. And beware The Paraclete of Kaborka!

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About Michael Lehmann

Michael Lehmann has directed nine feature films, including HeathersHudson HawkThe Truth About Cats and Dogs, and Because I Said So.  Among his numerous television directing credits are HomicideThe West WingThe Larry Sanders Show, Big Love, Californication, American Horror Story, Dexter and True Blood. He recently wrote and directed Betas, a pilot for Amazon Studios that has been ordered to series.