The Hospice Care

The first documentary about hospice care in China. Hospice care is usually called palliative care because of cultural taboos in China. In the hospice care center of Lukang, Hangzhou, there are more than 60 patients, but over 20 patients will be gone in a year’s time. Most of them cannot be cured. Their family members sent them here to ease their pains and let them go with comfort and dignity.

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Year of Release

2016

Duration

40 minutes

Format

HD, Color

Directors

官網導演

Guo Dongliang

Guo Dongliang is a graduate student majoring in radio and television at Zhejiang Normal University, under the instruction of Professor Xiuming Jing. In addition to his studies, he has gained experience researching and producing documentaries.