Special Screenings / UK premiere

I Am Breathing

  • Emma Davie, Morag McKinnon /
  • UK, Denmark /
  • 2012 /
  • 73 mins

Neil Platt / Documentary / English

‘A tale of fun and laughs with a smattering of upset and devastation.’

Audience Award Nominee/ Documentary
When Neil Platt is diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease at the age of 33, he makes the unusual decision to document his final months, not just in a blog (which he painstakingly dictates via frustratingly inaccurate speech recognition software) but by inviting a film crew into the home he shares with his tireless wife Louise and toddler son Oscar. The result is a heartbreaking, funny and tender portrayal of incredible fortitude and love.

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