The Film Catalogue


Black Comedy | English | 78 minutes


Pathe International


ALLELUJAH is a warm and deeply moving story about old age.When the geriatric ward of a small Yorkshire hospital is threatened with closure, the hospital decides to fight back by galvanizing the local community.They invite a news crew to film their preparations for a concert in honour of the hospital’s most distinguished nurse.What could go wrong?ALLELUJAH celebrates the spirit of the elderly patients whilst paying tribute to the deep humanity of the medical staff battling with limited resources and ever-growing demand. But in the midst of the tears and the laughter, we slowly realise that there is something threatening the hospital that is far more lethal than the politicians demanding efficiency at anycost...

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