Ethics & Public Policy Center

Bioethics at the Movies

Published in The New Atlantis, Number 8, Spring 2005, pp. 93-100. on April 11, 2005



A series of recent films—Vera Drake, Alfie, and Academy Award winner Million Dollar Baby—explore some of the major issues in bioethics. James Bowman looks at their portrayals of assisted suicide, sexual morality, and abortion, and asks the fundamental question: Whose life is it anyway?

(Click here to read this entire article from the Spring 2005 issue of The New Atlantis.)

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