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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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Critic Reviews for In Search of Memory (Auf der Suche nach dem Gedächtnis)

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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.

April 22, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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.

March 2, 2010 | Full Review…

The best reason to see Petra Seeger's documentary In Search of Memory is to make the acquaintance of the remarkable Dr. Eric Kandel,

January 22, 2010 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

An engrossing portrait all the same, a generous introduction to someone worth knowing, who knows an awful lot.

January 8, 2010 | Rating: 3.5/5

Seeger deftly interweaves the ironies, the paradoxes, and the deeper implications of her subject, but the irrepressible Kandel steals the show.

April 21, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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.

January 10, 2010 | Rating: 8.25/10 | Full Review…

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