Critical Care
Character: Stella
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Written by: Steven Schwartz, Richard Dooling (novel)
Produced by: Sidney Lumet, Steven Schwartz
Other cast: James Spader, Kyra Sedgwick, Margo Martindale, Jeffrey Wright, Wallace Shawn, Anne Bancroft, Albert Brooks, Philip Bosco
Release date: October 31, 1997
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Running time: 1h 47min

Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million estate? Meanwhile, Werner must contend with his nutty supervisor, who insists that he only care for patients with full insurance. Can Werner sidestep the hospital's legal team and do what's best for the patient?