Home for Life (1967)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This compelling documentary concerns some of the residents of Chicago's Drexel Home. The retirement home caters to wealthy Jews who are in need of assisted living and medical care. The feature is a big slice of cinéma vérité, illustrating the fears and concerns of the elderly regardless of religious faith or income.

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aging, elderly, fear, isolation, loneliness, retirement-home