A Short Stay In Switzerland (2009) - Rotten Tomatoes

A Short Stay In Switzerland (2009)

A Short Stay In Switzerland (2009)

A Short Stay In Switzerland

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A respected doctor makes the decision to take her own life after being diagnosed with a terminal disease in this made for television drama inspired by a true story. When Dr. Anne Turner (Julie Walters) learns that she will soon perish from the same type of neurological disease that recently claimed her beloved husband, she announces to her family that she intends to commit suicide once her health takes a turn for the worse. Meanwhile, a wide rift begins to open up in the family as Dr. Turner's children struggle to accept and respect their mother's decision. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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On DVD: Apr 26, 2011
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Julie Walters
as Dr. Anne Turner
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Its gratifying to see that some parts of the world permit the portrayal of an intelligent person's choice to forego the agony of a prolonged death in the clutches of a cruel disease.

A brilliant performance by Julie Walters as the real-life central character Anne Turner.

(Just to piss off the born-agains a little more, there's a gay marriage near the end.)

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