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'Five Days at Memorial' takes a grim look back at Hurricane Katrina's tragic toll

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The series is based on Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's nonfiction book. The ensemble cast features Vera Farmiga as Dr. Anna Pou. Robert Pine, Julie Ann Emery, Adepero Oduye, W. Earl Brown, and Jeffrey Nordling also star.
2 months ago·New Orleans, United States

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'Five Days at Memorial' takes a grim look back at Hurricane Katrina's tragic toll

A grim reminder of the catastrophic institutional failures associated with Hurricane Katrina, "Five Days at Memorial" captures the personal toll and terrible choices made under the most adverse of conditions. Working backward from the 45 dead bodies discovered in Memorial Hospital, it's a compelling fact-based look at those five days as well as their aftermath.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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'Five Days at Memorial' takes a grim look back at Hurricane Katrina's tragic toll

Review by Brian Lowry, CNNA grim reminder of the catastrophic institutional failures associated with Hurricane Katrina, “Five Days at Memorial” captures the personal toll and terrible choices made under the most adverse of conditions. Working backward from the 45 dead bodies discovered in Memorial Hospital, it’s a compelling fact-based look at those five days as well as their aftermath.Indeed, the title notwithstanding, “Five Days” (which devote…

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'Five Days at Memorial' takes a grim look back at Hurricane Katrina's tragic toll - Local News 8

Review by Brian Lowry, CNNA grim reminder of the catastrophic institutional failures associated with Hurricane Katrina, “Five Days at Memorial” captures the personal toll and terrible choices made under the most adverse of conditions. Working backward from the 45 dead bodies discovered in Memorial Hospital, it’s a compelling fact-based look at those five days as well as their aftermath.Indeed, the title notwithstanding, “Five Days” (which devote…

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Review: The hellish Hurricane Katrina scenario of ‘Five Days at Memorial’

The new Apple TV+ eight-part series “Five Days at Memorial,” starring Vera Farmiga and Cherry Jones, dramatizes what happened at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans in the aftermath …

2 months ago·New York, United States
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‘Five Days at Memorial’ explores medical ethics at one hospital after Katrina

Fact-based miniseries details chaos in a powerless New Orleans hospital in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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‘Five Days at Memorial’: How Katrina forced life-or-death decisions at a New Orleans hospital

Dr. Anna Pou (Vera Farmiga, left) and hospital colleagues watch the flood waters rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in “Five Days at Memorial.”Apple TV+On numerous occasions throughout its eight-episode run, the gripping and at times emotionally exhausting Apple TV+ series “Five Days at Memorial” is reminiscent of 1970s disaster films such as “The Poseidon Adventure” and “The Towering Inferno,” in that a catastrophic event occurs and we …

2 months ago·Chicago, United States
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