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An Easy Pill to Swallow

1978 29 min
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This short documentary tackles the topic of tranquilizers, a family of pharmaceutical drugs Canadians are avid consumers of. In the form of an ongoing dialogue for and against these drugs, the film introduces us to doctors and patients who approach the prescription issue from different angles. Is there such a thing as an “easy pill”?

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An Easy Pill to Swallow

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This short documentary tackles the topic of tranquilizers, a family of pharmaceutical drugs Canadians are avid consumers of. In the form of an ongoing dialogue for and against these drugs, the film introduces us to doctors and patients who approach the prescription issue from different angles. Is there such a thing as an “easy pill”?
  • director
    Robert Lang
  • script
    Robert Lang
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • executive producer
    Arthur Hammond
  • commentary
    Ian MacNeill
  • photography
    Andreas Poulsson
  • sound
    Jacques Drouin
  • editing
    Gerald Vansier
  • sound editing
    Bernard Bordeleau
  • re-recording
    Roger Michel
  • music
    Charlie Frederick

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