The Japanese film director Chie Hayakawa was germinating the idea for a screenplay when she decided to test out her premise on elderly friends of her mother and other acquaintances. Her question: If the government sponsored a euthanasia program for people 75 and over, would you consent to it?
“Most people were very positive about it,” Hayakawa says. “They didn’t want to be a burden on other people or their children.”
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Source: The Japan Times