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The Illness and the Odyssey

Directed by Berry Minott
United States, 2013
Documentary

Synopsis

Since World War II, the tiny Pacific island of Guam has attracted star scientists seeking a cure for Parkinson’s, ALS and Alzheimer’s—and the acclaim that would come with it. The islanders suffer from Lytico-Bodig, but identifying the source of the rare neurological disease has proven elusive.

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The Illness and the Odyssey Directed by Berry Minott