Ken Harrison is an artist that lives to make sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk and move his head, and he wants to die. Whilst he is in hospital he makes friends with some of the staff, and they support him when he goes to trial to be allowed to die.

  1. John Badham


  2. Brian Clark


  3. Reginald Rose


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  1. Richard Dreyfuss

    Richard Dreyfuss

    Ken Harrison

  2. John Cassavetes

    John Cassavetes

    Dr. Michael Emerson

  3. Christine Lahti

    Christine Lahti

    Dr. Clare Scott

  4. Bob Balaban

    Bob Balaban

    Carter Hill

  5. Kenneth McMillan

    Kenneth McMillan

    Judge Wyler

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Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Whose Life Is It Anyway?


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 2, 1981


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget -

Revenue -



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