Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
The harsh realities of war are brought into focus in this documentary fromHBO. Acclaimed filmmakers Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill offer an uncensored look at life inside the 86th Combat Support Hospital during the second U.S. war in Iraq, presenting tense moments in the operating room as well as intimate interviews with both doctors and soldiers. Designed as a testament to the thankless job done by the military's medical staff, Baghdad ER went on to win four Emmy awards.
behind-the-scenes, casualties, chaos, crisis, doctor, emergency-room, hospital, Iraq, medic, rescue, soldier, trauma, war