• Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

  • Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

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    Oliver Sacks: His Own Life Logo
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Released:29 September 2021
    Duration: 110 min
    Genres: Documentary
  • Synopsis

    London-born Oliver Sacks was a man of extremes. In his youth, he was a self-destructive, bodybuilding biker struggling with drug addiction and his own sexuality. In his maturity, he became a pioneering neurologist and the author of best-sellers such as Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat.


    Filmed with full access to the man himself, and those closest to him, OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE both celebrates Sacks’ incredible life and reminds us of his most important teaching: that our ability to connect with others is what truly makes us human. 


    Directed by Ric Burns, OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE is a tender, joyous and life affirming portrait of a truly extraordinary man.

  • Film Credits

    Director:
    Ric Burns
    Producer:
    Bonnie Lafave
    Kathryn Clinard
    Leigh Howell
    Starring:
    Temple Grandin
    Christof Koch
    Atul Gawande
    Roberto Calasso
    Oliver Sacks