In 2008, after he had just turned 62, the renowned British novelist was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers. This year Pratchett began the process to explore his assisted suicide options. Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die is a difficult film to watch, but powerfully moving film in which the beloved author explores both his personal options and the cultural controversies surrounding assisted suicide.
“What you’re abou to watch, may not be easy, but I believe it’s important… Is it possible for someone like me, or you, to arrange for themselves the death they want?”
- Snuff, by Terry Pratchett (independent.co.uk)
- Neil Gaiman Interviewing Terry Pratchett of the Day (geeks.thedailywh.at)