Thomas Lilti: “With this Hippocratic season, I wanted to tell the story of the hospital in difficulty”


INTERVIEW – Showing emergencies in the second season ofHippocrates, the director offers a powerful look at society. Available on Canal + from this Monday, April 5.

The director of First year, a former doctor, continues to listen to the ailments of the hospital and the dedication of caregivers in the second season of his astonishing series Hippocrates. Broadcast from today on Canal + and MyCanal, these eight cutting-edge episodes of humanity follow the path of four interns. They herald the disaster to come.

LE FIGARO. – What was your breadcrumb trail for this new season?

Thomas LILTI. – For the first season ofHippocrates, I wanted to avoid the temptation of the spectacular. It was about telling the daily life of a classic service, that of internal medicine, through four interns that an incident leaves alone at the helm. In the end, one of them, Chloé (Louise Bourgoin), who suffered from a vascular pathology, had to be resuscitated. This scene made me want to film emergencies and to tell through them the hospital in difficulty: the pressure of care, the discomfort that this can release in caregivers. The emergencies,

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