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Title Fatal insomnia [videorecording] / produced by National Geographic Television for National Geographic Channel ; producer, director and writer, Tria Thalman ; executive producer, Jonathan Halperin.

Imprint [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Channel, [2010]


Description 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Originally produced for National Geographic Channel in 2009.
Credits Editor, Andrea Barrick ; cinematography, Brian McClatchy, Mark Thalman, Stefan Wiesen ; original music, Adrienne Penebre.
Performer Salvatore F. Vecchio.
Summary A team of medical doctors and research scientists study people with fatal familial insomnia, or FFI, a rare genetic disease that were passed down through generations. The disease not only causes patients to sleeplessness, but also leads its victims to death within months.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD-R; Region 1; NTSC; Dolby digital.
Terms Of Use For sale or rental for private home use in the U.S.A. and Canada only.
Subject Fatal familial insomnia.
Sleep disorders -- Diagnosis.
Sleep -- Physiological aspects.
Thalamus -- Physiology.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Added Author Thalman, Tria. Director. Producer.
Vecchio, Salvatore F. Narrator.
National Geographic Television.
National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Standard No. 727994952824
Music No. NX95282 National Geographic Channel

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