Five Days At Memorial

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Status: Announced As of October 15, 2013

Announced: Intentions to make the movie; early in development. Producer Scott Rudin acquired Five Days At Memorial, the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink.

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The doctors at Memorial Medical Center, a hospital in New Orleans, are overwhelmed in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina. The staff is forced to make calculated decisions on which patients to save. Some of tho... more

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Scott Rudin

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The doctors at Memorial Medical Center, a hospital in New Orleans, are overwhelmed in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina. The staff is forced to make calculated decisions on which patients to save. Some of those who are not expected to make it are shot up with morphine and left to die. An attempt to prosecute a doctor and two nurses for homicide after an investigation show elevated levels of morphine and other drugs in 23 patients who died at the hospital. Of those, 20 are ruled homicides.
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  • Based on the book by Sheri Fink.

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