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This feature documentary follows Canadian actress Babz Chula to Kerala, India, where she is to undergo treatment by a renowned Ayurvedic healer in an effort to manage her 6-year battle with cancer. The bare-bones Indian clinic at first disappoints, but Babz is uplifted as her condition seemingly shows marked signs of improvement following treatment and introspection. Returning home, however, it is revealed that her cancer has actually advanced. Amazingly, the irrepressible actress invites filmmaker Anne Wheeler to continue bearing witness to her journey into the unknown.

This film contains scenes of nudity and/or sexuality. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Chi, Anne Wheeler, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Anne Wheeler
  • director
    Anne Wheeler
  • producer
    Yves J. Ma
  • editor
    Hart Snider
    Janice Brown
  • camera
    Ray Harper
    Luben Izov
    Anne Wheeler
  • sound
    Ray Harper
    Luben Izov
    Anne Wheeler
  • music
    Stu Goldberg
  • score performer
    Stu Goldberg
  • score recording
    Stu Goldberg
  • score mixing
    Stu Goldberg
  • vocals
    Jennifer Lauren
  • sound design
    Gael MacLean
  • sound supervision
    Gael MacLean
  • narrator
    Anne Wheeler
  • location support
    Luben Izov
  • post technical support
    Luben Izov
  • additional camera
    Aviv Cuilla
    Orpheo Cuilla
    Ben Ratner
    A.J. Vesak
    Paul Mitchnik
  • music clearances
    Found Images Research
  • dialogue editing
    Doug Paterson
  • re-recording
    Doug Paterson
  • foley
    Jeremy Butler
  • post coordinator
    Andy Nathani
  • colorist
    Achim Kapitza
  • titling
    Flavio Bidese
  • production coordinator
    Jennifer Roworth
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
  • production supervisor
    Kathryn Lynch
  • marketing manager
    Leslie Stafford
  • program administrator
    Janine Steele
  • executive producer
    Tracey Friesen

  • None

    Beautiful and Brave. Thank you Anne and Babz for sharing this intimate journey.

    None, 17 Mar 2021
  • gracefullikeagazelle

    The final scenes are remarkably beautiful; touching; heartwrenching.

    gracefullikeagazelle, 5 Feb 2015
  • Theresamarie

    What a sad but beautiful story like Babz said, I want to live live live until I don't.

    Theresamarie, 9 Jul 2014

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