The Hospital is a 1971 satirical film directed by Arthur Hiller. It stars George C. Scott as Dr. Herbert Bock. The Hospital was written by Paddy Chayefsky, who was awarded the 1972 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Chayefsky also narrates the film and was one of the producers; he had complete control over the casting and content of the film.
At a Manhattan teaching hospital, the life of Dr. Bock (George C. Scott), the Chief of Medicine, is in disarray: he has left his wife, his children don't talk to him, and his once-beloved teaching hospital is falling apart.
|award||Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Jury Grand Prix National Film Registry|
|contentLocation||New York City|
|keywords||accidental death apartment building build claim condemn drug rehabilitation fall house medical treatment sudden death teach|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|theme||black comedy satirical|