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I Am Breathing Reviews

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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Because directors Emma Davie (Platt's widow) and Morag McKinnon spend little time explaining his medical condition, the video doesn't function as a case study.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 30, 2014
Eddie Cockrell
Variety
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Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon deliver an achingly reflective look at the life of a man struggling with ALS.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 17, 2013
Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times
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Part impressionistic abstract of his day-to-day experience merging with idyllic memories, part letter to his toddler son Oscar, "Breathing" takes its humorous, contemplative tonal cues from Neil himself ...

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 12, 2013
Scott Jordan Harris
RogerEbert.com

"I Am Breathing" is an earnest and important film. It deserves to be seen by anyone who is interested in documentaries and anyone who is interested in the simple human stories movies too often overlook.

Full Review Source: RogerEbert.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 10, 2013
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
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Platt and his story are inherently moving, and co-directors Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon wisely employ a light, unobtrusive touch as their camera captures the erosion of Platt's health.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 9, 2013
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Heartbreaking and profound. You'll be balling your eyes out, unless you're made of stone.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 8.45/10

September 6, 2013
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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A film that, amid cinema's hit parade of violent but curiously instantaneous deaths, reminds us what it means to bear witness to the very end.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 6, 2013
Christopher Schobert
The Playlist

...I Am Breathing is not a documentary intended to induce sobbing. It is, instead, a film about dying that is stunningly alive, wildly optimistic, and always insightful and entertaining.

Full Review Source: The Playlist | Original Score: A-

September 5, 2013
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A moving portrait of a courageous young man with Lou Gehrig's Disease who seeks to make his death fruitful to others.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 4/5

September 5, 2013
Andrew Schenker
Time Out New York
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Unfortunately, the only other thing they're able to provide is Platt's bland encouragements to live life before it's too late.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

September 3, 2013
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Neil's insistence on telling his own story with his own voice, on getting that voice out there for the rest of the world to listen to, is itself a fierce act, evidence of a rare vitality.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 19, 2013
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

A sober, conventionally told doc about a man who is dying of Motor Neurone Disease, known as Lou Gehrig's disease in the U.S.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: B

August 12, 2013
Tim Grierson
Screen International

A simple, straightforward documentary that quietly demonstrates how life continues to flourish even in the face of death.

Full Review Source: Screen International

July 30, 2013
David Parkinson
Radio Times

The courage shown by Neil and the devoted and wondrously patient Louise is not only humbling, but also genuinely moving and quietly heroic.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 22, 2013
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

If the film-makers' aim was to close the gap between viewers and "victims" of motor neurone disease, they have done themselves proud.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 4/5

June 22, 2013
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

The Platts prove that it is possible to face up to the most appalling challenges with dignity.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 21, 2013
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

It is a straightforward and understated documentary of personal tragedy with a lesson for us all on how precious and fleeting life can be.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 4/5

June 21, 2013
Mike McCahill
Guardian

The running time perhaps does the greatest justice to Neil Platt's life: it feels nowhere near long enough.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

June 20, 2013
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Manages to be concurrently moving and unsentimental - a very tough balance.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 4/5

June 20, 2013
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

A tragic, insightful, harrowing documentary.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 4/5

June 20, 2013
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