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My Beautiful Broken Brain (2014)

MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is 34 year old Lotje Sodderland's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her own brain following a life changing hemorrhagic stroke. ... See full summary »

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Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland (co-director)
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Credited cast:
David Lynch ... Himself
Sophie Robinson ... Herself
Hente Sodderland Hente Sodderland ... Herself
Jan Sodderland Jan Sodderland ... Himself
Lotje Sodderland Lotje Sodderland ... Herself
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MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is 34 year old Lotje Sodderland's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her own brain following a life changing hemorrhagic stroke. Regaining consciousness to an alien world - Lotje was thrown into a new existence of distorted reality where words held no meaning and where her sensory perception had changed beyond recognition. This a story of pioneering scientific research to see if her brain might recover - with outcomes that no one could have predicted. It is a film about hope, transformation and the limitless power of the human mind. Written by Anonymous

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The eighteenth Netflix original documentary. See more »

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Features Twin Peaks (1990) See more »

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Ne me Quitte pas
Music by Jacques Brel
Lyrics by Jacques Brel
Performed by Nina Simone
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The complexity of the brain.
22 April 2019 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

It must have take some bravery from Lotje Sodderland to make this documentary, or better to be the guinea pig for this documentary about her brain after she suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. It must not have been easy to do that as she must have thousands of other more important things to do, learning basic things that we take for granted from scratch again. The documentary is well made, with some emotional passages that make you think it could happen to all of us. In one second your life could take a complete turn so we should enjoy every moment we have here. That's the lesson I learned after watching My Beautiful Broken Brain.


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