Netflix’s “The Good Nurse”: Directing Oscar-winning actors and writing a story based on true events with Oscar-nominated Krysty Wilson-Cairns & Tobias Lindholm

It’s our 301st episode and we’ve thought of giving you another treat. This time, it’s primo-host Dom Lenoir chatting with two Oscar-nominated filmmakers! We welcome – for the third time – writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns & for the first-time writer and director Tobias Lindholm to the show! You know Krysty from films like 1917 (2019) & Last Night in Soho (2021) and Tobias from The Hunt (2012), A War (2015), Mind Hunter (2017), and Another Round (2020). Together, they made the film The Good Nurse, starring the two Oscar-winning actors Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne.

In their conversation, Krysty chats about

–         adapting a book based on a true story

–         finding the truth of a story

… while Tobias discusses

–         working with Krysty

–         making a film about a true story

–         choosing the right crew

–         different ways of using the camera

–         working with Jessica Chastain & Eddie Redmayne

–         making his first American feature

–         writing for the TV show Borgen

–         his learnings as a director

This is the kind of episode you definitely don’t want to miss. Both, Krysty and Tobias, are masters of their craft. Hearing them talk about filmmaking was not only very educational but also inspirational. So, sit back, relax and listen to our amazing chat with Krysty Wilson-Cairns & Tobias Lindholm.

THE GOOD NURSE is out in cinemas now!

An infamous caregiver is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of hospital patients.


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Karen Newman

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