The Waiting Room

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $244,092Details
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Synopsis

A character-driven documentary film that goes behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film - using a blend of cinema verité and characters' voiceover - offers a look at how patients, staff and caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
100% - Fresh
Audience
75% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: September 21st, 2012 (Limited) by International Film Circuit
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Keywords: Agitprop, Medical and Hospitals, Political, Voiceover/Narration, Cinema Verite
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: International Film Circuit, Open'Hood, ITVS, Peer Review Films, Linda Davis

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Cast

Deja Bruce    Herself
Demia Bruce    Himself
Eric Morgan    Himself
Davelo Jujuan    Himself
Carl Connelly    Himself
Barbara Johnson    Herself
Cynthia Y. Johnson    Herself
Dr. Douglas White    Himself
Liz Lynch    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Peter Nicks
Producer    Linda Davis
Producer    William B. Hirsch
Producer    Peter Nicks
Co-Producer    Lawrence Lerew
Executive Producer    Scott Verges
Director of Photography    Peter Nicks
Editor    Lawrence Lerew
Sound Recordist    Lawrence Lerew
Composer    William Ryan Fritch
Executive Producer    Sally Jo Fifer

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 78 $4,950   1 $4,950   $4,950 3
2012/09/28 80 $7,086 +43% 4 $1,772   $15,998 10
2012/10/05 95 $780 -89% 4 $195   $17,857 17
2012/10/19 51 $29,173   4 $7,293   $50,056 31
2012/10/26 64 $13,537 -54% 4 $3,384   $102,860 38
2012/11/09 64 $10,089   4 $2,522   $140,098 52
2012/11/16 82 $2,288 -77% 1 $2,288   $147,152 59
2012/11/30 63 $11,477   5 $2,295   $159,524 73
2012/12/07 79 $4,390 -62% 4 $1,098   $168,112 80
2012/12/14 93 $1,082 -75% 3 $361   $174,991 87
2013/01/04 88 $290   1 $290   $176,277 108
2013/01/11 87 $528 +82% 1 $528   $176,943 115
2013/01/25 68 $3,450   5 $690   $185,352 129
2013/02/01 83 $1,151 -67% 2 $576   $189,403 136
2013/02/08 68 $5,242 +355% 4 $1,311   $194,640 143
2013/02/15 74 $3,449 -34% 4 $862   $198,992 150
2013/02/22 79 $2,301 -33% 3 $767   $202,954 157
2013/03/01 87 $1,926 -16% 3 $642   $206,280 164
2013/03/15 83 $4,883   5 $977   $220,629 178
2013/03/22 75 $9,294 +90% 8 $1,162   $233,247 185
2013/03/29 112 $702 -92% 2 $351   $239,544 192
2013/04/05 94 $2,041 +191% 1 $2,041   $241,935 199
2013/04/12 106 $502 -75% 1 $502   $243,157 206
2013/04/19 103 $210 -58% 1 $210   $243,607 213
2013/05/10 106 $375   1 $375   $244,092 234

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