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End Game (2018)

TV-PG | | Documentary, Short | 4 May 2018 (USA)
Filmed and edited in intimate vérité style, this movie follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death and are dedicated to changing our thinking about both.
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Filmed and edited in intimate vérité style, this movie follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death and are dedicated to changing our thinking about both.

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The Final Transition Á Vérité
27 February 2019 | by unclesamsavageSee all my reviews

End Game is a look into the final stage of a few people's lives and how they and their families deal with it. I can not say I have ever seen anything like this. I remember seeing my first piano teacher of 4+ years in Hospice as a young kid and being so shocked when she passed. There are many hard decisions and acceptances along this path. Dr. Miller, a palliative care professional, maintains a unique outlook on the whole process and does his best to bring peace to those he can.

I did, however, find it hard at times to stay engaged with the stories because I felt they moved a tad too slowly. Regardless, the film is eye-opening and touching at many different moments.


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