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Maybe it's morbid, but I do read a lot of NYT obits. But until this film, I never really thought about the construction. Or why I like that they are devoid of sentimentality.
I enjoyed hearing from the writers about how they see their role in relaying the arc of a life. Tidbits about the constraints they have, and the reasons why things are done, were very amusing. As I saw someone say elsewhere, I would watch a whole separate documentary about the guy who runs the "morgue".
An excellent peek behind the scenes at the paper of record. As well as a worthwhile poke about what your own story would look like.
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