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Extremis (2016)

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Witness the wrenching emotions that accompany end-of-life decisions as doctors, patients and families in a hospital ICU face harrowing choices.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Monica Bhargava ... Herself (as Monica Bhargava M.D.)
Jessica Zitter ... Herself (as Jessica Nutik Zitter M.D.)
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Witness the wrenching emotions that accompany end-of-life decisions as doctors, patients and families in a hospital ICU face harrowing choices.

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This film from Oscar-nominated director Dan Krauss was named Best Documentary Short at the Tribeca Film Festival. See more »

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Doctor: This is clearly a loving daughter who will do anything for her mother and she's really wrestling and struggling and sometimes, it's just too much for one person to make a decision like this on her own.
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Heartbreaking and very important
8 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

OK, at first, I was gonna write "I have no words", but actually I have quite a few words..

This is by far the saddest, but also the most important documentary I've ever seen. I really appreciate good documentaries. After seeing this one, I just can't stop crying. This really got me thinking. 24 minutes of love, hope, pain and heartbreaking scenes. It's such an important topic. I believe and hope that this will help people see that life is fragile. This can happen to anyone. We need documentaries like this one.

My thoughts go to all of the incredible persons in this project, and all of the people who goes trough the same.


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