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Being mortal / a Frontline production with 2over10 Media ; producer and director Thomas Jennings ; written by Thomas Jennings and Atul Gawande ; produced and directed by Thomas Jennings ; producer, Lauren Mucciolo ; director (India production unit), Nisha Pahuja.

Gawande, Atul, (interviewer,, screenwriter.). Jennings, Tom, 1961- (television producer,, television director,, screenwriter.). Mucciolo, Lauren, (television producer.). Pahuja, Nisha, (television director.). Lyman, Will, 1948- (narrator.). Low, John E., (composer.). 2over10 Media, (production company.). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Nazareth. (Show)

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Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity DVD 362.17 BEI 2015 (Text) 31001101799600 DVD Adult Available -
  Trumbower, 2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627893022
  • ISBN: 1627893024
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2015]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Frontline is a production of WGBH Boston."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original music, John E. Low.
Participant or Performer Note:
Inteviewer, correspondent, Atul Gawande ; narrator, Will Lyman.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast by PBS Feb. 10, 2015 as an episode of the television series: Frontline.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Terminally ill > Care.
Physician and patient.
Genre: Medical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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