A Nurse’s True Story: There’s No Emergency Services For Loneliness

 

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There’s no emergency services for loneliness.

Patrick reflects on his time as a young paramedic, the one year he spent in national service as a nurse. Young, fresh and eager to help, he started to realise that the job is way more demanding than expected. He realised that his elderly patients are suffering from all the same illness: loneliness.

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He had no cure, and was forced to leave empathy at the door. It was a painful lesson, but he learnt to do the more productive thing in this circumstances: keep time & march on.

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366 Days was Johannes’ graduation short film at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany. It won top animation awards in Europe and has travelled to international film festivals worldwide.

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