From handsaw to scalpel

2024 • 6x29' & 3x56' • French & English

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Director(s): Karina Marceau • Producer(s): PVP Media • Coproducer(s): Savoir Média • Format(s): 4K

Lobotomies performed with makeshift tools, testicular grafts from monkeys to men in search of virility, or cough syrup made from heroin - the history of medicine is full of surprises.

"From Saw to Scalpel" is a series that aims to trace back to the origins of medical treatments for various ailments, from the past to the present, to see how much medicine has evolved through the trials and errors that have marked its history. It's also an opportunity to explore modern treatment for various health issues and to see what lies ahead in the future. 

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