In Search of Memory (Auf der Suche nach dem Gedächtnis) (2009)

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A documentary biopic about Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most important neural scientists of the 20th century.
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NR
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Art House & International , Documentary
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Critic Reviews for In Search of Memory (Auf der Suche nach dem Gedächtnis)

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

There are many indicators of star power. Not the least of them is unforgettability. On screen, no less than in the laboratory, Eric Kandel has star power.

Full Review… | April 22, 2010
Boston Globe
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The film alternates between the memory lane travelogues, interviews with Dr. Kandel explaining for the layman the intricacies of the physical structure of memory, and the observations of his assistants and colleagues.

Full Review… | March 2, 2010
Film.com
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The best reason to see Petra Seeger's documentary In Search of Memory is to make the acquaintance of the remarkable Dr. Eric Kandel,

Full Review… | January 22, 2010
Christian Science Monitor
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An engrossing portrait all the same, a generous introduction to someone worth knowing, who knows an awful lot.

January 8, 2010
New York Times
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Seeger deftly interweaves the ironies, the paradoxes, and the deeper implications of her subject, but the irrepressible Kandel steals the show.

Full Review… | April 21, 2010
Boston Phoenix

Despite its lack of piercing questions, In Search of Memory manages to be a captivating, illuminating and delightful documentary filled with surprising moments of humor and charm.

Full Review… | January 9, 2010
NYC Movie Guru

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