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Michael Miller, a retired surgeon at the end-stage of pancreatic cancer, decides to stop eating and drinking to achieve a more natural death. Medical ethicists and hospice staff discuss issues with patients' rights.
Stunned by the loss of both her parents and by the lack of cultural dialogue, the filmmaker turns the camera on herself and four wise souls to explore the personal and spiritual possibilities of facing death with open eyes.
The film highlights how families can learn to accept death with compassion, wisdom, and grace. It's impossible to watch this film without feeling deeply grateful to these wonderful caring people as we watch them do their jobs with extraordinary kindness and love.