Dir: Tristan Séguéla, France, 2019, 90 min. Michel Blanc, Hakim Jemili.
In French with English subtitles.
It’s Christmas Eve. The most fortunate Parisians are with their families getting ready to open their presents. Others watch television alone at home. Still others, like Serge, have to work. Serge, on thin ice at work for past indiscretions, is the only emergency doctor on call tonight. His colleagues have all managed to slip away. House calls follow one after the other and Serge desperately tries to keep up. When his back pain flares up and he can’t walk he strikes a deal with UberEats driver Malek, and soon Malek is improvising patient care. “An unpretentious comedy that stands out above all for the joyful energy of the White/Jemili duo. It will put a smile on your lips” – CinéDweller. “Michel Blanc’s comeback in great shape. Nicely directed by Tristan Séguéla… Docteur? is at the top of the heap of French comedies.” —Premiere