Soon there will be no more me

United States, 1972

Film
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Her daughter had just been born and Lyn Helton was still 19 years old when whe learned that she had a fatal type of cancer. In whatever time she had left, Lyn was determined to write a book of hope to be left to the world. Most of all it would be a way to communicate with her daughter who some day would want to know the mother she couldn’t remember. The soundtrack of the film consists of excerpts from Lyn’s unfinished book.

Credits

producer/director

Lawrence Schiller

production company

Churchill Films

Duration

00:09:21:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28730

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Written communication

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Written communication

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children and death

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Mothers and daughters

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Death - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Terminally ill

Literature → Written communication

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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