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A love that kills

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English
Media Type: 
Film
Author: 
Annie O'Donoghue
Publisher: 
National Film Board of Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Examines how violence and abuse can manifest themselves in personal relationships through the story of Monica, a nineteen-year-old woman who was murdered by her former boyfriend.

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VIOL.L68 1999
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Running time: 19 minutes, 32 seconds --- Review, Network Fall 2000: Co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada and Documentary Productions Ltd., this powerful documentary examines how violence and abuse can manifest themselves in personal relationships. It tells the story of Monica, a nineteen-year-old woman who was murdered by her former boyfriend. Interviews with Monica's mother are combined with re-enactment to explore the ways in which abusive partners desperately attempt to control a relationship. A Love That Kills helps to identify the warning signs of partner abuse, especially in young people, and the damage it causes emotionally and physically.

Caregivers

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English
Media Type: 
Film
Author: 
Dan Curtis
Publisher: 
The National Film Board of Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Addresses the challenges of relatives caring for either a parent or a spouse with Alzheimer's, dementia, aphasia, and physical disabilities.

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<p>Review, Summer 1998: Caregivers, a five part video-series, is described as a how-to series with soul. Produced by the National Film Board, the series addresses the challenges of relatives caring for either a parent or a spouse with Alzheimer's, dementia, aphasia, and physical disabilities. The fifty-minute videos include a guidebook available in English and French.</p>
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