• Publication date: June 15, 2012

Dead Sleep

A nurse attempts to reveal a doctor's deadly medical experiments to the public.

Program data

Duration: 95

Production Year: 1992

MBC 2:

June 23, 2012 03:00 (KSA) ~ June 23, 2012 02:00 (CLT)

Linda Blair portrays Maggie Healey, a newly hired nurse in a psychiatric ward headed by Dr. JonthanHeckett (Tony Bonner).  Heckett has been making waves in the medical community regarding his controversial new treatment: Electronic Sleep Induction.  By forcing patients into unconsciousness, the doctor believes he can pinpoint their exact ailments.

While there are many success stories, there are also numerous disasters.  Many patients awake in worse condition than before, severely depressed, and often suicidal.  When Maggie's boyfriend dies under the doctor's care, she dedicates herself to exposing Heckett's unethical medical practices, risking her life and liberty in the process.

Starring:

  • Linda Blair
  • Tony Bonner
  • Andrew Booth
  • Christine Amor
  • Sueyan Cox

Directed by: Alec Mills

Rating: R