Utterly compelling and profoundly depressing, this outstanding, propulsive documentary follows a team of reporters as they uncover large-scale fraud in the Romanian healthcare system in the wake of a deadly fire at a Bucharest nightclub. At a time when the press is routinely denigrated, an account of investigative journalism as a force for good makes for inspiring viewing. Or it would do, if the all-too-familiar wall of corruption, cronyism and greed didn’t seem so impervious to the work of those trying to overhaul a system that is rotten to the core.

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