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Last rights : facing end-of-life choices

Author: Singing Wolf Documentaries.; Mississippi Public Broadcasting.
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmmakers Library [distributor], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Who decides how life ends? This is a compelling and deeply personal exploration of four families and their terminally-ill loved ones as they face death. It brings up a multitude of matters implicit in an individuals' option to hasten death when the dying process makes life unendurable. Last Rights explores medical, ethical, and political issues"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Singing Wolf Documentaries.; Mississippi Public Broadcasting.
OCLC Number: 459795584
Language Note: In English.
Credits: Co-producer & editor, Chris Gavin ; directors of photography, Bob Berg [and others] ; score, Harold Stephán.
Performer(s): Narrator, Scott Nelson.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Facing end-of-life choices
Responsibility: [produced by Singing Wolf Documentaries in association with Mississippi Public Broadcasting ; producer & director, Karen Cantor].
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"Who decides how life ends? This is a compelling and deeply personal exploration of four families and their terminally-ill loved ones as they face death. It brings up a multitude of matters implicit in an individuals' option to hasten death when the dying process makes life unendurable. Last Rights explores medical, ethical, and political issues"--Container.

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Last Rights: Facing End of Life Choices

(EMRO user published 2010-01-26 ) Very Good Permalink
Last Rights is a documentary based on the scenario that you as a patient are diagnosed with a terminal illness. In the end, what choice will you make? Bear with the illness or consider alternative options? The documentary is made up of four different case studies of terminal patients in various...
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