Film Critique-Bioethical Imperatives
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... Critique-Bioethical Imperatives Introduction The movies, “And the Band Played On” and “The Rain Maker”, were released in the year 1993 and 1997 respectively. On one hand, the film “And the Band Played On” was directed by Roger Spottiswoode, plotted on the epidemic disease, AIDS. On the other hand, the film “The Rain Maker” was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, wherein its plot focused on insurance lawsuits framed for diseases like Leukemia. These movies are recalled even today as classics of their era, portraying some of the major bioethical issues witnessed by the then society (Noonan, 2008; Cohen, n.d.). With this concern, the essay examines the bioethical issues highlighted in the plots of these...