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Rounding

  Alex Thompson

  United States     90 minutes

Synopsis

In this deftly directed psychological thriller, diligent medical resident James Hayman transfers to a rural Illinois hospital to escape from the shadow of a traumatic experience at his previous post. But his past catches up with him when he encounters a new patient, 19-year-old Helen, whose asthma attacks and impending lung transplant strike him as suspicious. Chicago filmmaker Alex Thompson offers the same sensitive and delicate approach to character on display in his celebrated feature debut Saint Frances; Sidney Flanigan (Never Rarely Sometimes Always) is subtly enthralling as Helen, while Steppenwolf ensemble member Namir Smallwood delivers a riveting performance as James, a promising doctor increasingly losing his grasp on reality.

Screenings & Events

Screening

Sat, Oct 15 @ 5:15pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 11

Co-Presented by the Cinema/Chicago Associate Board

Screening

Sun, Oct 16 @ 12:00pm CDT

at Gene Siskel Film Center

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 13 @ 12:00pm CT through Oct 23 @ 11:59pm CT for a 48-hour watch window. Available in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin only.

Media

Film Credits

  •   Julianna Imel, Leah Gaydos, James Choi, Edwin Linker, Pierce Cravens, Alex Thompson, p.g.a
  •   Alex Thompson, Christopher Thompson
  •   Michael S. Smith
  •   Rachel Cole, Matt Hyland
  •   Nate Hurtsellers
  •   Namir Smallwood, Sidney Flanigan, Michael Potts, Max Lipchitz, David Cromer, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Bradley Grant Smith, Kelly O'Sullivan
  •   Macie Stewart, Quinn Tsann
  •   Runaway Train