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How to die in Oregon

Author: Peter Richardson, (Filmmaker)Melody KorenbrotGreg SniderMax RichterHBO Documentary Films,All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Docurama Films, [New York, NY] : Distributed by New Video [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1994, Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Since then, more than 500 Oregonians have taken their mortality into their own hands. Filmmaker Peter Richardson gently enters the lives of the terminally ill as they consider whether--and when--to end their lives by lethal overdose. Richardson examines both sides of the complex, emotionally charged issue. What emerges is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Richardson, (Filmmaker); Melody Korenbrot; Greg Snider; Max Richter; HBO Documentary Films,; Clearcut Productions,; New Video Group,; Docurama (Firm),
ISBN: 9781422995242 1422995240
OCLC Number: 756945837
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Extras: Deleted scenes (43 min.); Theatrical trailer; Filmmaker bio; About Docurama; Dourama trailers.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010; released in 2011.
Credits: Edited by Greg Snider and Peter D. Richardson ; music by Max Richter.
Performer(s): No credits provided.
Awards: Winner, 2011 Grand Jury Prize: Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in + extras (43 min.)
Details: DVD format; NTSC, Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Special features include: deleted scenes, theatrical trailer, filmmaker bio.
Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films ; directed, produced and photographed by Peter D. Richardson ; executive producer, Melody Korenbrot ; Clearcut Productions, Inc.

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In 1994, Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Since then, more than 500 Oregonians have taken their mortality into their own hands. Filmmaker Peter Richardson gently enters the lives of the terminally ill as they consider whether--and when--to end their lives by lethal overdose. Richardson examines both sides of the complex, emotionally charged issue. What emerges is a life-affirming, staggeringly powerful portrait of what it means to die with dignity.

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How to Die in Oregon

(EMRO user published 2012-01-26 ) Very Good Permalink
While writing this review I decided to do a comparison. I searched Google for “right to live” and received a result of about 21,100,000 results. I then searched for “right to die” and was not surprised to receive only about 1,610,000 results, or about 8% of the former. Until now, there has...
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