Indestructible (2008)




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Diagnosed with ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease, filmmaker Ben Byer has been documenting his life on camera. What begins as a series of video diaries grows into an epic journey spanning three years and six countries as he scours the globe looking for answers--and a cure.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Ben Byer
In Theaters:
ALS Film Fund - Official Site


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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

An intimate, lacerating, absorbing visual diary of the three-year onset of terminal disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in aspiring filmmaker Ben Byer.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Top Critic

Byer, despite the lousy hand fate dealt him, wasn't much about gloom.

Full Review… | July 17, 2008
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Byer's sincerity is the grounding force in a film that serves as a wrenching reminder that the answers to our most essential questions must come from within.

Full Review… | May 15, 2008
L.A. Weekly
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Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

This documentary by playwright Ben Byer, who succumbed in July at after living six years with ALS, isn't about dying as much as finding purpose in an impossible challenge and giving comfort to fellow sufferers.

Full Review… | January 5, 2009

... a stirring narrative, a movie of epic dramatic force that holds its own with the best of any major work of cinema.

Full Review… | June 1, 2008

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