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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (2019)
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (2019)
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (2019)

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OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE

(NR) USA – 1 hr 51 min  
2019 · d. Ric Burns
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Starring Oliver Sacks, Bill Hayes, Temple Grandin, Paul Theroux, Jonathan Miller
Rental: $12.00 (5 day streaming period)

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Neurologist Oliver Sacks helped redefine what we know about the brain through his groundbreaking work with comatose patients and best-selling books like Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Based on a series of interviews filmed shortly after his terminal cancer diagnosis, this revealing documentary finds Sacks reflecting on his storied career and opening up about his sometimes troubled personal life.

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