Mademoiselle & the Doctor DVD

$ 45.00

In her thought-provoking examination of the right-to-die debate, filmmaker Janine Hosking introduces viewers to Lisette Nigot, a healthy, witty 79-year-old retired French academic. Having accomplished all she wanted to do with her life, Nigot says she does not want to celebrate her 80th birthday.

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For advice, she turns to Dr Philip Nitschke, an advocate for voluntary euthanasia.
Hosking’s heartbreaking documentary follows the relationship of Nigot and Dr Nitschke as they meet to discuss a ‘final project.’
Reviewed by The Age newspaper as the ‘best Australian film’ of 2005, Mademoiselle and the Doctor is thought-provoking, controversial and well ahead of its time.
2004 – 89 mins – Color
Directed by Janine Hosking
Parental Guidance Suggested: Adult Language, Adult Content

DVD: NTSC format

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