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The Pill

  • 0 10
  • 1999
  • Nonemin
The Pill

Chronicles little known chapters in the history of the birth control pill. Examines how far the pharmaceutical industry was willing to risk women's health. Interviews women from Puerto Rico who became unsuspecting test subjects. Provides insights from women health activists who questioned the high-dose version's safety, and testimony from scientists who developed the pill.

The Pill
Erna Buffie
Erna Buffie Director, Writer
Elise Swerhone
Elise Swerhone Director
Charles Konowal
Charles Konowal Director of Photography
Joe MacDonald
Joe MacDonald Producer
Jim Aquila
Jim Aquila Director of Photography
Graydon McCrea
Graydon McCrea Producer

Production Companies

National Film Board of Canada