Nominated writers: Claudia Boderke and Lars Mering.

THE NEW NURSES (Sygeplejeskolen)
Denmark, 2018
Nominated writers: Claudia Boderke and Lars Mering
Director: Roni Ezra 
Producers: Senia Dremstrup
Produced by SF Studios for TV 2 Charlie/TV2 Denmark
Sales: TV 2 Sales (Nordic), REInvent Studios (International)

In 1952 matron Margrethe launches a controversial experiment at Fredenslund Hospital: To train men as nurses. The young soldier Erik persuades Margrethe to be a part of the programme, and as he joins the first mixed-gender class the upper-class girl, Anna, catches his attention. The new students want to make a difference but they are up against rigid rules, prejudices and antiquated conventions.

Read our interview with Claudia Boderke and Lars Mering HERE