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1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Fernand Melgar examines legalized suicide in Switzerland, where volunteers have been helping terminally ill patients to die for more than 20 years. He looks at the bureaucracy of the process, the needs of the dying, and the emotional toll on the volunteers.


Director: Fernand Melgar

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Icarus Films, First Run

Exit: The Right to Die (2005)

Release Date: September 4th, 2006|1 hr. 17 min.

critic reviews (6)
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  • 88
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The freedom to answer Hamlet's nagging question over whether to be or not for oneself is explored in this thoughtful and thought provoking documentary about the Swiss organization EXIT AMD. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Would that all death be so peaceful. show more

  • 70
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    Pic's quiet lucidity and matter-of-fact procedurals pack a cumulative emotional punch. show more

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