“You Don’t Know Jack” is a biographical drama film released in 2010, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Al Pacino in the lead role. The movie is based on the life of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, who was known for his controversial advocacy of assisted suicide.
The film chronicles Kevorkian’s rise to fame as a physician who was willing to help terminally ill patients end their lives. It depicts his struggles with the law and the medical establishment, as well as his relationships with his family and supporters.
Pacino’s performance as Kevorkian was widely praised, and the movie was lauded for its exploration of a controversial and divisive issue. It was also noted for its portrayal of the media’s coverage of Kevorkian’s story and the ethical dilemmas faced by healthcare professionals.
“You Don’t Know Jack” is a powerful and thought-provoking film that offers a nuanced look at the issue of assisted suicide. It’s a must-watch for those interested in medical ethics and social justice issues.
Duration: 134 min.