Inspired by the passing of his 7-year-old brother when he was 9, filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt explores the multiple-stages of the grieving process. This poetic documentary delves into the human coping mechanisms of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance that one undergoes whether they are recovering from death or divorce. Featuring interviews with experts from cemetery owners to authors on books on life after death.
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Jay Rosenblatt has been making films for more than 20 years. He is a recipient of Guggenheim and Rockefeller Fellowships. His films have won many awards and have screened throughout the world. A selection of his films had a one-week theatrical run at New York’s Film Forum and throughout the country. Articles about his work have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Sight & Sound, Filmmaker and The Independent. His films include Friend Good (2003), I Used To Be A Filmmaker (2003), Prayer (2002), King of the Jews (2000), RESTRICTED (1999), and Human Remains (1998).