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I Am Breathing

I Am Breathing
  • 2012
  • Denmark/UK
  • 72 min
  • Directed by: Emma Davie/Morag McKinnon
  • UK release: 21 June 2013

Documentary about a man facing the onset of Motor Neurone Disease.

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I Am Breathing

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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013: the best documentaries

17 Jun 2013

Dummy Jim, Lunarcy and Shooting Bigfoot among the 10 finest real-life stories at EIFF 2013

Dummy Jim Not an out and out documentary this one, as there's some fictitious/dramatised elements mixed in (a theme that crops up elsewhere in the programme), but filmmaker Matt Hulse was inspired by a true story: that of James Duthie, a deaf-mute…

I Am Breathing

6 Jun 20134 stars

Deeply moving extraordinary/ordinary story of man suffering from Motor Neurone Disease

This remarkable documentary co-directed by Scottish filmmakers Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon is at once devastating and deeply moving. It documents the last months in the life of 33-year-old Yorkshireman Neil Platt as he deals with the increasingly…

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