Colectiv (Collective)
2019
*****
Director: Alexander Nanau
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In October 2015, a fire at Colectiv Club in Bucharest, Romania killed 27 people and left 180 injured. Over the coming months, 37 additional victims died in hospitals, many due to bacterial infections. This enthralling and harrowing documentary depicts the aftermath of the events from two different perspectives. In the first half, we follow the journalists of Gazeta Sporturilor, who investigate the fire and discover that the Romanian health care system uses diluted disinfectants. The second half concentrates on the new Minister of Health Vlad Voiculescu, who attempts fix the system. However, both journalists and politicians are about to find out that corruption runs deep in Romania.