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Aro Recommended Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

 

USA 2019, 111 minutes
Dir. Ric Burns
Genres: Documentary / Science Fact

Topics: Biopic.

 

Synopsis: A documentary exploring the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact. Sacks was a fearless explorer of unknown mental worlds who helped redefine our understanding of the brain and mind, the diversity of human experience, and our shared humanity.

“A moving portrait of a man taking deep stock of his life with great satisfaction and verve.”~L.A. Times

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