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Disability in Film: Alzheimer's Disease

by Max
Disability in Film: Alzheimer's Disease by Max
The original list I made was getting pretty chaotic, with an overload of information, so over the next few days/weeks, I’ll be making individual lists, to link to the original list, so that browsing may be easier and less confusing. I thank you for your patience. And, as always, if you have any suggestions, by all means, let me know. Alzheimer’s disease: -Gray Sunset (1985) -Age Old Friends (1989) -Beautiful Memories (2001) by Zabou Breitman -A Song for Martin (2001) -Iris (2001) by Richard Eyre IMDb plot summary: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through… Read more

The original list I made was getting pretty chaotic, with an overload of information, so over the next few days/weeks, I’ll be making individual lists, to link to the original list, so that browsing may be easier and less confusing. I thank you for your patience. And, as always, if you have any suggestions, by all means, let me know.

Alzheimer’s disease:
-Gray Sunset (1985)

-Age Old Friends (1989)

-Beautiful Memories (2001) by Zabou Breitman

-A Song for Martin (2001)

-Iris (2001) by Richard Eyre
IMDb plot summary: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

-The Notebook (2004) by Nick Cassavetes

-A Moment to Remember (2004)

-Thanmathra (2005)

-Aurora Borealis (2006)

-Away From Her (2006) by Sarah Polley

-My Name is Lisa (2007)
My Name is Lisa is an award-winning YouTube video about a 13-year-old girl and her relationship with her mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. The film is embedded below.

-The Savages (2007)

-Lovely, Still (2008)
Thanks to JUSTIN H for the recommendation.

-U Me Aur Hum (2008)

-The Family That Preys (2008) by Tyler Perry

-The Alzheimer’s Project (2009)
The Alzheimer’s Project is a four-part documentary that explores Alzheimer’s disease in all aspects, through the points of view of families and medical experts. Featuring Maria Shriver in the episode entitled Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?, The Alzheimer’s project is a landmark documentary on the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on its victims and their families.

-Barney’s Version (2010) by Richard J. Lewis

-Poetry (2010) by Lee Chang-dong

-Mai (2013)

Not on MUBI:
Gray Sunset (1985)
Age Old Friends (1989)
Thanmathra (2005)
My Name is Lisa (2007)
The Alzheimer’s Project (2009)
Mai (2013)

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