Doctors and patients

United States, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Coping with Serious Illness”.
This film is one of a series of six programs that address the major problems people face in coping with serious illness. The series is hosted by actress, Meryl Streep. This particular program examines the unique relationship that develops between a doctor and a dying patient and looks at the case of Joan Robinson, a woman dying of cancer. Cast also includes Meryl Streep.

Credits

producer/director

David A. Tapper

production company

Time-Life Video

Duration

00:29:43:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Coping with Serious Illness

Group of items

Coping with Serious Illness

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33738

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Chronic diseases

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Patient care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physicians

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Terminal care

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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