The Inaccurate and Dangerous Message of “Me Before You”

June 3, 2016   Opinion

New Mobility Magazine | Source

Dangerous-message-of-Me-Before-youHollywood’s latest tearjerker, Me Before You, promotes the dangerous message that it is preferable, and somehow nobler, to choose euthanasia than it is to live with a spinal cord injury.

This is a cliché, the same trite and irresponsible stereotype we have seen time and again in movies including Who’s Life is it Anyway (1981, Richard Dreyfuss), Gattaca (1997, Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman), The Sea Inside (2004, Javier Bardem) and Million Dollar Baby (2004, Hillary Swank, Clint Eastwood).

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