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The filmmakers find a raw beauty in the most disturbing images.
The process is mechanical, methodical, and bereft of ritual, and the stories behind the deceased depict the depressing, solitary lives of people who truly die alone.
The dead man is handled like just another case, one of hundreds-- which, of course, is exactly what he is to a coroner's office in a large city.
Everyone has to see this film, at least once! You can cover your eyes if it gets too intense. It is so real. Read morePublished on March 9, 2013 by Denise
Check this out! It does not disappoint. Fascinating look into the world of the un mourned and what happens, in reality, when no one is there to claim your body. Haunting. Read morePublished on March 3, 2012 by Chris B. Kemper
Disturbing, creepy, sad documentary on how the body and personal effects of those who die without kin are handled by the coroner's office. Read morePublished on August 4, 2011 by K. Gordon
About a year ago on the NPR show "This American Life" there was an episode called "Home Alone" Nov 14, 2008 which dealt with the topic of people who die without any next of kin. Read morePublished on October 18, 2009 by Ed
Where would contemporary documentaries be without the Michael Moore style of self-promotional agitprop, or without PBS's Burns Brothers' solemnly historical talking heads and... Read morePublished on September 5, 2008 by Cosmoetica
this is a very interestin & informative show. and it also show how they care about the people who have nothing. And what the caring people have to go through to get to the body's. Read morePublished on July 5, 2008 by true crime reader
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