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Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien

Directed by Jessica Yu
United States, 1996
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

Portrait of writer Mark O’Brien, who contracted polio as a child and spent much of his life in an iron lung.

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Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien Directed by Jessica Yu

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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