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Title The boy in the bubble [videorecording] / an Ark Media film for American Experience in association with Channel 4 ; written by Barak Goodman ; produced and directed by Barak Goodman and John Maggio.

Imprint Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, [2006]


Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Cinematography, Stephen McCarthy ; narrator, Campbell Scott ; art direction, Caitlin McNally ; editor, George O'Donnell ; music composer, Gary Lionelli ; visual effects, Yorgo Alexopoulos.
Performer Voices: Lee Wilkof, Joanna Merlin, Kyra Sedgwick.
Event Originally broadcast on American experience in 2005.
Summary When David Vetter died at the age of 12, he was already world famous: the boy in the plastic bubble. Here, serious questions are answered. Did doctors, in a rush to save a child, condemn the boy to a life not worth living and instead kill him?
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Vetter, David, 1971-1984.
Vetter, David, 1971-1984.
Severe combined immunodeficiency -- Patients.
Germfree life.
Genre/Form Documentary -- Feature.
Medical (Nonfiction) -- Feature.
Youth -- Feature.
Added Author Wilkof, Lee.
Merlin, Joanna.
Sedgwick, Kyra.
Scott, Campbell.
Maggio, John. Production personnel. Director.
Goodman, Barak. Screenwriter. Production personnel. Director.
PBS Home Video.
Ark Media (Firm)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 0793692202
Standard No. 841887007214
Music No. AMEX6181 PBS Home Video

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