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Being mortal /
a Frontline production with 2over10 Media ; producer and director Thomas Jennings ; correspondent, Atul Gawande ; written by Thomas Jennings and Atul Gawande ; produced and directed by Thomas Jennings ; producer, Lauren Mucciolo ; director (India production unit), Nisha Pahuja.
imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]
description
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1627893024, 9781627893022
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]
isbn
1627893024
9781627893022
standard identifier
841887024310
publisher #
FRL63306
credits note
Original music, John E. Low.
general note
"Frontline is a production of WGBH Boston."
Widescreen presentation ; stereo.
performer
Inteviewer, Atul Gawande ; narrator, Will Lyman.
abstract
Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.
language note
In English with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
catalogue key
10159847
date/place of event
Originally broadcast by PBS Feb. 10, 2015 as an episode of the television series: Frontline.
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD; NTSC, region 1.

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