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Title:
The forgetting a portrait of Alzheimer's
Author:
Arledge, Elizabeth.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
An exploration of Alzheimer's, taking both a sweeping and intimate look at how this cruel disease affects nearly five million Americans and their loved ones.
General Note:
Widescreen version.

Based on the book by David Shenk.

Recorded in Dolby surround stereo.

Bonus features: Q & A program hosted by David Hyde Pierce, interview with David Shenk, interview with Elizabeth Arledge.

"Presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.

"PBS DVD gold"--Disc label.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780780646735
UPC:
794054902327
Format :
DVD

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The documentary The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's intersperses information on leading research scientists conducting experiments that are enlarging the medical community's understanding of the disease with a look at how the disease greatly affects those who suffer from it as well as those victim's loved ones. The film is narrated by the Emmy award winning actor David Hyde Pierce. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi


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