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The Fiancée of Life / CINEFETE.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorCINEFETE (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : CINEFETE, [2002]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2002
Description1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 4 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films On Demand collection
Subject(s)
Contents Life and Death (5:16); Mourning Mothers (2:55); Car Accident (3:02); Sudden Death (5:45); Suicide (3:26); Wakes and Funerals (5:00); Death of a Child (3:32); Forgiveness (4:01); Children Missing Their Mothers (2:03); Watching Parents Mourn (3:40); Talking to the Departed (5:44); Where Do Loved Ones Go? (5:45); Credits: The Fiancée of Life (1:49);
Abstract The Fiancée of Life, directed by Carole Langanière and produced by Alain Corneau, is a touching portrayal of several children from ages six to twelve who have experienced the loss of a loved one—a father, a mother, or a brother who died because of cancer or a car accident or by suicide. A Malaysian proverb says that Death is the fiancée of Life, that both are united to each other by a sort of promise. For these youngsters, that delicate thread of life was severed far too early. With their innocent smiles, their hearts touched forever by their loss, the children express simply what they feel. Through candid testimonials, these children allow us to see their tremendous inner strength despite their visible pain. Life and Death are inseparable, and we live in a society where we estrange the living from the dead, but in The Fiancée of Life we see these children bravely break the silence and find the path towards healing.
General noteOriginally released by CINEFETE, 2002.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 30, 2018.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number150255 Infobase

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