Dying Like Ophelia

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Dying Like Ophelia is a 2002 award winning six-minute drama, directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly, produced by Veni Vidi Vici Motion Pictures and based on an excerpt of the play Lion in the Streets by Judith Thompson, two-time winner of the Governor General Award. Karyn Dwyer plays a young working class mother dying of cancer who wishes to die a beautiful and poetic death like that portrayed in Millais's famous painting of Ophelia.