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The Good Death

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Janette is terminally ill and wants to die in a dignified way. Muscular dystrophy, the illness that Janette suffers from, has affected her family for generations. Janette’s mother was wheelchair bound for decades, a prisoner in her own body. Janette refuses to wait for death in unbearable pain and opts for physician-assisted suicide. Before leaving on her last journey she has to explain her intention to her family members and close friends.

Running Time: 52/84 min.
Subject(s): Health, Mental Health, Philosophy, Science, Senior Citizenship, Society, Women
Language(s): English
Subtitles: English
Director(s):
Producer(s): Tomas Krupa, Arash Riahi
Production Company: Hailstone

Festival Participation

  • Jihlava
  • One World Prague
    Best Film
  • EFA
    Nomination
  • Slovak Film & TV Academy
    Nomination
  • Latvian Inconvenient Films
    Panorama
  • Montgomery
    Best Doc
  • DocsMX
  • Minsk IFF
  • Kassel
  • Strasbourg
  • Virgina, USA
    Best Doc & Grand Jury Award
  • L'Europe autour de l'Europe
    Prix Présent Nomination
  • Docudays UA
  • Slovak National Film
    Best Doc

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