Into the night. Part 2 : portraits of life and death / written and directed by Helen Whitney ; produced by Helen Whitney ; a film by Helen Whitney ; Helen Whitney Productions.

Video/Projected medium
[Oley, Pennsylvania] : [Distributed by] Bullfrog Films, [2017]
1 streaming video file (1 hr., 56 min.) : digital, sound, color


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This film features voices from various walks of life: old and young, believers and nonbelievers, the dying and the healthy, well known and obscure. However varied their backgrounds, all are unified by their uncommon eloquence and intelligence, and most important by their dramatic experience of death. Each of them has been shocked into an awareness of mortality-and they are forever changed. For them death is no longer an abstraction, far away in the future. Whether through a dire prognosis, the imminence of their own death, the loss of a loved one, a sudden epiphany, or a temperament born to question, these are people who have truly "awakened" to their own mortality.
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  • Originally produced by: Helen Whitney Productions, ©2017.
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Edited by Kris Liem ; director of photography, Paul G. Sanderson III ; original music, Edward Bilous, Greg Kalember.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from title frames (Docuseek2, viewed September 15, 2021).
Narrated by Sharon Stone.
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