The Promise

After Lesley Martin took her mother’s life to end her suffering from terminal cancer, she told the world about it in a book, To Die Like A Dog. Martin was charged with attempted murder and sentenced to fifteen months in prison. This award-winning documentary chronicles her subsequent ordeal as a martyr to the cause of euthanasia. Leanne Pooley's film won NZ Screen gongs for Best Documentary and Camerawork, and a best of festival award from the Input Festival in Taiwan.

Year: 2005
Genre: Documentaries, New Zealand Docos
Country: NZ
Director: Leanne Pooley
Duration: 71 Minutes
Rating: M - Offensive language
Location in store: New Zealand (Documentary)



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