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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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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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Life is like a dream


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UK

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English

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18 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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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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Trois Gnossiennes
written by Erik Satie
performed by Nick Ryan
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Interesting look into how complicated the human brain is
27 March 2016 | by zack_gideonSee all my reviews

This is an interesting look into how complicated the human brain is. Strokes can be devastating, especially when you're older. When you're young and you have one like this woman did, it can change how you think, read, listen, communicate. It's not paralysis, etc like an older person might be afflicted with, but it changes your mind. This movie isn't incredible and it's quite slow, but it is very unique. Glad Netflix picked this up.

Having gone through speech therapy as a young child, I know just how hard it is to fix speech issues. I can't imagine being an adult and having your brain turn off some of the most basic things you take for granted. Everyday is a gift.


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