Collective

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    109 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    Romania, Luxembourg
  • Languages
    English, Romanian

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

COLLECTIVE follows a heroic team of journalists at the Sports Gazette in a gripping, ever-twisting exposé as they uncover shocking corruption in the Romanian national healthcare system. Closely tracking the efforts of the Gazette team as they methodically discover layer upon layer of fraud and criminal malfeasance, Alexander Nanau's COLLECTIVE is a fast-paced, real-time detective story rated a near-perfect 99% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and heralded as "a full on masterpiece" by Rolling Stone. Following journalists, whistle-blowers, burn victims, and government officials, the doc ultimately provides audiences with an uncompromising look at the impact of investigative journalism at its best.
DIRECTED BY:
Alexander Nanau
WRITTEN BY:
Alexander Nanau, Antoaneta Opris
CAST INCLUDES:
Razvan Lutac, Mirela Neag, Catalin Tolontan, Tedy Ursuleanu, Vlad Voiculescu

SYNOPSIS

In 2015, a fire at Bucharest’s Colectiv club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not life-threatening. Then a doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation leads to another as the journalists start to uncover vast health care fraud. When a new health minister is appointed, he offers unprecedented access to his efforts to reform the corrupt system but also to the obstacles he faces.

Collective

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    109 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    Romania, Luxembourg
  • Languages
    English, Romanian
DIRECTED BY
Alexander Nanau
WRITTEN BY
Alexander Nanau, Antoaneta Opris
CAST INCLUDES
Razvan Lutac, Mirela Neag, Catalin Tolontan, Tedy Ursuleanu, Vlad Voiculescu
COLLECTIVE follows a heroic team of journalists at the Sports Gazette in a gripping, ever-twisting exposé as they uncover shocking corruption in the Romanian national healthcare system. Closely tracking the efforts of the Gazette team as they methodically discover layer upon layer of fraud and criminal malfeasance, Alexander Nanau's COLLECTIVE is a fast-paced, real-time detective story rated a near-perfect 99% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and heralded as "a full on masterpiece" by Rolling Stone. Following journalists, whistle-blowers, burn victims, and government officials, the doc ultimately provides audiences with an uncompromising look at the impact of investigative journalism at its best.

In 2015, a fire at Bucharest’s Colectiv club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not life-threatening. Then a doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation leads to another as the journalists start to uncover vast health care fraud. When a new health minister is appointed, he offers unprecedented access to his efforts to reform the corrupt system but also to the obstacles he faces.