The Knick (2014-2015)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 2014-08-09

Runtime: 1 hour

Genre(s): Drama

Language(s): English

Description

Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. John Thackery is a brilliant surgeon pioneering new methods in the field, despite his secret addiction to cocaine. He leads a team of doctors including his protégé Dr. Everett Gallinger; the young Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. and Dr. Algernon Edwards, a promising surgeon who's been recently thrust upon him. The lively cast of characters at the hospital also includes Cornelia Robertson, the daughter of its benefactor, Captain August Robertson; surly ambulance driver Tom Cleary; Lucy Elkins; a fresh-faced nurse from the country; the crooked hospital administrator Herman Barrow; and Sister Harriet, a nun who isn't afraid to speak her mind.

Cast 9
Clive Owen - Dr. John Thackery
André Holland - Dr. Algernon Edwards
Jeremy Bobb - Herman Barrow
Juliet Rylance - Cornelia Robertson
Eve Hewson - Lucy Elkins
Michael Angarano - Dr. Bertram “Bertie" Chickering, Jr.
Cara Seymour - Sister Harriet
Eric Johnson - Dr. Everett Gallinger
Chris Sullivan - Tom Cleary
Art 3
Laura Ballinger - Art Direction
Howard Cummings - Production Design
Regina Graves - Set Decoration
Directing 1
Steven Soderbergh - Director
Production 5
Jack Amiel - Executive Producer
Michael Begler - Executive Producer
Gregory Jacobs - Executive Producer
Steven Soderbergh - Executive Producer
Carmen Cuba - Casting
Sound 1
Cliff Martinez - Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up 1
Ellen Mirojnick - Costume Design
Camera 1
Steven Soderbergh - Director of Photography
Editing 1
Steven Soderbergh - Editor
Network 1
Cinemax

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