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The Resource 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

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

Label
Being mortal
Title
Being mortal
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Medicine and what matters in the end
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Contributor
Composer
Film distributor
Interviewer
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Summary
A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
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10358432
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Frontline (Television program)
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Gawande, Atul
Credits note
Original music, John E. Low
Date time place
Originally broadcast by PBS Feb. 10, 2015 as an episode of the television series: Frontline
Dewey number
362.17/5
Index
index present
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.F76 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
Inteviewer, correspondent, Atul Gawande ; narrator, Will Lyman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gawande, Atul
  • Jennings, Thomas
  • Mucciolo, Lauren
  • Pahuja, Nisha
  • Lyman, Will
  • Low, John E.
  • 2over10 Media
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
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True
Runtime
56
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  • Terminal Care
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Terminally ill
  • Death
  • Physician and patient
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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medicine and what matters in the end
Label
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
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Frontline is a production of WGBH Boston."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904562938
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781627893022
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887024310
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRL63306
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)904562938
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • "Frontline is a production of WGBH Boston."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904562938
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9781627893022
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887024310
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRL63306
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)904562938
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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