• Publication date: December 29, 2012

You Don't Know Jack

YOU DON’T KNOW JACK

YOU DON’T KNOW JACK

Dr. Jack Kevorkian (aka. Dr. Death), is not a comic book character, but a real-life physician that was an enthusiast/activist for the right of the terminally-ill to choose their time of passing. This biography looks at Kevorkian's life as a pathologist, activist and painter; mainly focusing on his 'assisted suicide' efforts that he extended to his patients, even building a machine that allows terminally-ill medical patients to end their own lives in a peaceful, humane manner...

Program data

Duration: 135

Production Year: 2010

MBC 2:

January 3, 2013 03:45 (KSA) ~ January 3, 2013 02:45 (CLT)

Dr. Jack Kevorkian (aka. Dr. Death), is not a comic book character, but a real-life physician that was an enthusiast/activist for the right of the terminally-ill to choose their time of passing. This biography looks at Kevorkian's life as a pathologist, activist and painter; mainly focusing on his 'assisted suicide' efforts that he extended to his patients, even building a machine that allows terminally-ill medical patients to end their own lives in a peaceful, humane manner using a 3-chemical IV drip that patients can easily activate...

At the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, Al Pacino won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, along with the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award in 2011 for his role as Kevorkian. The film was also nominated for Outstanding Made for Television Movie at the Emmys.

Starring:

  • Al Pacino
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Danny Huston
  • Brenda Vaccaro
  • John Goodman
  • Deirdre O'Connell

Directed by:  Barry Levinson

Rating:  PG-13.