Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Oct 22 12:00 AM
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Film Info
Runtime:114 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA
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Display Category:New Releases
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ric Burns
VR Director(s):TRUE

Description

In 2015, shortly after learning that he only had a few months to live, legendary neurologist and storyteller Oliver Sacks sat down with filmmaker Ric Burns for a series of filmed interviews. With astonishing candor and clear-sightedness, he spoke of his life and work, his dreams and fears, his abiding sense of wonder at the natural world, and the place of human beings within it. Drawing on these riveting reflections, along with interviews with family, colleagues and friends, Oliver Sacks: His Own Life is a deeply illuminating biography, as well as an exploration of the science of consciousness and meditation on the deep and intimate relationship between art, science, and storytelling.

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