Babe, I Hate To Go: A Jamaican migrant worker hides a terminal cancer diagnosis from his family

Babe, I Hate To Go: A Jamaican migrant worker hides a terminal cancer diagnosis from his family


(Sombre electronic music) Clerk: All right,
what’s your telephone number? ♪ (Clerk speaking
words on screen) (Keys clacking) ♪ Next person. Passport, Blue Card. ♪ (Clerk
speaking words on screen) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (Birds singing) (Music fades) (Dog barking) (Woman speaking
words on screen) (Speaking words on screen) (Delroy speaks words on screen) (Woman speaks
words on screen) (Speaking words on screen) (Speaking
words on screen) (Chickens clucking) (Speaking words on screen) (Speaking
words on screen) Tomorrow,
tomorrow is Sunday. Hmm-mm. (Speaking words on screen) (Insects chirring) (Dog barking) (Crumbling) (Speaking words on screen) (Children chatter
in background) Wait. (Speaking words on screen) (Lighter flicking) (Sizzling) (Woman speaking
words on screen) (Delroy speaks
words on screen) (Child humming) (Speaking
words on screen) (Speaking
words on screen) (Clang) (Woman laughs) (Sizzling) (Low whine) (Wind howling) ♪ Kiss me
and smile for me ♪ ♪ Tell me that
you’ll wait for me ♪ ♪ Hold me
like you’ll never let me go ♪ ♪ Because I’m leavin’
on a jet plane ♪ ♪ Don’t know when I’ll be
back again ♪ ♪ Kiss me
and smile for me ♪ ♪ Tell me that
you’ll wait for me ♪ ♪ Hold me like
you’ll never ♪ ♪ Never let me go ♪ (Birds chirping) (Speaking words on screen) (Speaking words on screen) (Bird chirping) (Speaking words on screen) (Bird chirping) (Speaks words on screen) (Speaking words on screen) (Speaking
words on screen) (Birds twittering) (Loud rumbling) (Machine clicking) (Rumbling) (Mellow guitar music) ♪ Martin: Coffee. Yeah, yeah, yeah,
yeah. (Chatting in other language) Delroy, how do you want
your coffee? Cream and sugar?
Double-double? I think
I’ll pass. Double-double. (Laughs) Yeah. (Background chattering) Delroy, how you making
out there? Pretty painful? (Delroy speaks words on screen) But if it’s too painful– Delroy:
Ah, it’s okay. …then you can
walk behind. (Slurping) (Chatting and laughing) (Words on screen) Man:
All right, all right, let’s go! All right. Plant them up,
man. I plant them up there
now. (Tractor rumbling) (Whirring) So let’s undo your gown
just a little. Well, this tumour, I think
this is melanoma and it’s kind of pressing
into the breast bone and collarbone area. I wouldn’t be able to… I don’t think even
a Thoracic surgeon would be able to resect that
as it is. (Speaks words on screen) I don’t know. Well, I think
this is telling us that that melanoma
is behaving aggressively. I think it spreads air
through the bloodstream and maybe it has also
seeded to the spine or to other areas
that could be causing this pain
in your leg. So, the first thing
is to do some scans to see whether
there is any sign of disease in the back
or in the spinal area. Also we should do
a bone scan to look at
that shoulder and see if there might be
a spot of melanoma there too. I am especially worried
about the leg and back symptoms so I’m going to try to get
an MRI of your spine done within a couple of weeks. (Doctor’s voice slowly fades) If you develop weakness… (Low melancholy music) ♪ (Silence) (Birds chirping) (Talking on phone:
words on screen) (Talking on phone:
words on screen) (Sizzling) (Talking on phone:
words on screen) (Sizzling) (Speaking words on screen) (Speaking words on screen) (Speaking words on screen) Man:
What do you mean? You don’t think
you actually have cancer? Is that what
you’re saying? No! But you do. (Speaking words on screen) Yeah. I understand you. I’ve been working for you
for years, uh, with you
for years. (Speaking words on screen) Is there more juice? Do you want me to get
more juice? (Speaking
words on screen) I’ll get you
some more juice. (Rattling) (Chains click) (Sizzling) (Man calls out question:
Words unclear) Put about 25 trays on,
you know? (Swoosh) We just go like
a well-oiled machine here. We just can’t
stand around. Man:
Load them up. (Ominous ambient rumbling) We’re coming. Yep. Yep. (Clattering) (Ominous ambient rumbling) (Water sloshing) Yep. (Clattering) (Clang) Man:
If we can get that down… (Chattering) (Gasping) (Pained gasp) (Pained gasp) (Laughing and chattering) (Sudden silence) Hmm. (Cell phone trills) (Telephone conversation:
words on screen) (Laughing) (Telephone conversation:
words on screen) (Chuckles) (Telephone conversation:
words on screen) (Velcro rasps) (Sighs) (Interview’s words on screen) Oh, I don’t know. (Speaks words on screen) (Speaks words on screen) (Speaks words on screen) (Speaks words on screen) (Sighs) (Shuffling) (Cane bangs) Oh fuck. Shit. (Sighs) (Lighter flicks) (Speaks words on screen) (Speaks words on screen) (Speaks words on screen) (Speaks words on screen) (Slight clattering) (Sombre instrumental music) (Buzzing) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (Speaks words on screen) (Speaks words on screen) (Chuckles) (Broom rasps) (Speaks words on screen) ♪ Life is
one big road ♪ ♪ With a lot of signs ♪ ♪ Signs and wonders ♪ ♪ Life is
one big road ♪ ♪ And a lot
of signs ♪ ♪ Signs and wonders ♪ ♪ You have to
make up your mind ♪ ♪ To face reality ♪ Both:
♪ All the time ♪ Yeah. (Speaks words on screen) (Broom rasps
in background) (Sombre instrumental music) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪

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