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Oliver Sacks

Total Titles at Criticker: 7 - You've Seen 0

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Re: Awakenings (2013)
Commissioned by New York Live Arts, this Bill Morrison short film with music by Philip Glass shows the work of Dr. Oliver Sacks, a neurologist who spent time working with those suffering from encephalitis lethargica, a debilitating illness that leaves the infected in a near catatonic state. (filmstruck.com)
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When Björk Met Attenborough (2013)
Award-winning musician Björk and legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough have admired each other's work for years but this is the first time they have discussed their ... (imdb)
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The Music Instinct (2009)
While listening to music, neuroscientist Daniel Levitin, asks the questions "where do goose bumps come from?" and "what's going on in my brain that allows the goosebumps to happen?" Levitin leads a group of researchers as they investigate music's fundamental physical structure; its biological, emotional and psychological impact; its brain altering and healing powers and its role in human evolution. (pbs)
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Great Genius and Profound Stupidity (2008)
This experimental documentary, which includes interviews with Avital Ronnell, Oliver Sacks, and Merce Cunningham, explores pilgrim mathematician Paul Erdos, Hellen Keller, and the philosophical ideas of genius and stupidity. (imdb)
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Janela da Alma (2001)
Nineteen people with differing degrees of visual impairment - from mild nearsightedness to total blindness - discuss how they see themselves.. (imdb)
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At First Sight (1999)
The story of a young woman architect (Sorvino) who falls in love with a blind man (Kilmer). She encourages him to undergo a radical operation to restore his sight, but ultimately his truest vision comes from the love he finds in his heart. (MGM)
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Awakenings (1990)
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
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