Cannes 2015 – award for Best Screenplay
Original title: Chronic
Directed by: Michel Franco
Written by: Michel Franco
Cast: Tim Roth, Robin Bartlett, Michael Cristofer
Production country: Mexico, France
Runtime: 93 min.
David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Efficient and dedicated to his profession, he develops strong and even intimate relationships with each person he cares for. But outside of his work David is ineffectual, awkward, and reserved. It is clear that he needs each patient as much as they need him.