Emergency is a docu-drama about the personal turmoil of facing serious medical operations. Using both actors and on-screen medical professionals, viewers follow a story of two critically ill patients in their race to reach modern medical facilities. Innovative computer animation brings excitement and a new understanding of advanced medical procedures to the giant screen.

Length: 35:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 1988
  • Date Released:
    June 1988
  • Alternate Titles: Urgence
  • Status: Inactive
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: 31-50
  • Formats: 15/70
  • Distributor:

    IMAX Corporation

  • Produced By:
    National Film Board of Canada for Lavalin Communications
  • Executive Producer: Colin Neale, Celment Richard
  • Producer: Mark Zannis
  • Director:  Colin Low, Tony Ianzelo
  • Associate Producer: 
  • Writer:  Colin Low
  • Cinematography: Ernest McNabb, Jean-Pierre Lachapelle
  • Sound Editor: 
  • Visual Effects: Animation by Doris Kochanek
  • Music/Score:  Francois Dompierre
  • Editor: Michael McKennirey
  • Narrator:
  • Other Credits:
  • Sponsors:


  • Documentary
  • Human Biology



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