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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (2019)

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Oliver Sacks ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roberto Calasso Roberto Calasso ... Himself
Kate Edgar Kate Edgar ... Herself
Shane Fistell Shane Fistell ... Himself
Atul Gawande ... Himself
Temple Grandin ... Herself
Lowell Handler Lowell Handler ... Himself
Bill Hayes Bill Hayes ... Himself
Mark Homonoff Mark Homonoff ... Himself
Anna Horovitz Anna Horovitz ... Herself
Eric Kandel Eric Kandel ... Himself
Christof Koch ... Himself
Robert Krulwich Robert Krulwich ... Himself
Jonathan Miller Jonathan Miller ... Himself
Rachel Miller Rachel Miller ... Herself
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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact. Sacks was a fearless explorer of unknown mental worlds who helped redefine our understanding of the brain and mind, the diversity of human experience, and our shared humanity.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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31 August 2019 (USA) See more »

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