Wuhan film captures horror and humanity at coronavirus ground zero
Wed, Sep 16, 2020 - 5:50 AM
Premiering at the Toronto film festival Monday, 76 Days - named for the duration of the central Chinese city's draconian lockdown - is the first major documentary from the disease's original epicentre to hit theatres.
BACK in February, when few Americans were aware of a distant and oddly named phenomenon called coronavirus, two Chinese filmmakers strapped on hazmat suits and embedded themselves in Wuhan's overrun hospitals.
There, they captured harrowing footage of terrified citizens...