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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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Step Out For A While
written by Patrick Watson, Mikhail Stein, Robbie Kuster, & Simon Angell
performed by Patrick Watson
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Living life with our beautiful broken brains.
27 March 2016 | by mynamemcgregor-1See all my reviews

As a survivor of multiple strokes including a major hemorrhagic stroke in 1999 just 13 days after my 37th Birthday and a massive hemorrhagic stroke 2011 just before Christmas I can relate to the lady in this film, I went through and I am still going through a lot of what she had experienced from her stroke. I found this movie very good at explaining what we as stroke survivors are going through. I would highly recommend this movie to people who are interested stroke experiences and want to understand what we are going through because it is truly hard for us to explain to others what it is like to live life with our beautiful broken brains.


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