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My Beautiful Broken Brain (2014)

My Beautiful Broken Brain is 34 year old Lotje Sodderland's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her own brain following a life changing hemorrhagic stroke.

My Beautiful Broken Brain (2014)

Directed by Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland. With Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland. MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is 34 year old Lotje Sodderland's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her own brain following a life changing hemorrhagic stroke. Regaining consciousness to an alien world - Lotje was thrown into a new existence of distorted reality where words held no meaning and where her sensory perception had changed beyond recognition. This a story of ...

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My Beautiful Broken Brain is an intensely personal story of a 34 year old woman, Lotje Sodderland, who documented through film her 1-year journey of recovery from hemorrhagic stroke, which resulted in Aphasia.

My Beautiful Broken Brain

Pin for Later: 27 New Movies and TV Shows to Watch on Netflix Tonight My Beautiful Broken Brain This is the story of how filmmaker Lotje Sodderland regains her ability to communicate after suffering a stroke at 34. Watch it now.

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'I felt as if I had become fear itself': life after a stroke at 34

When film-maker Lotje Sodderland had a severe stroke, she lost the ability to speak, read, write or think coherently. Could she learn to live – and love – with a broken brain?

A David Lynch-produced documentary about Lotje Sodderland is coming to Netflix

Can't wait for this A David Lynch-produced documentary about Lotje Sodderland is coming to Netflix

Subhadramati interviews the film's subject and co-director Lotje Sodderland who regularly attends the Buddhist Centre, about her transformed perception and struggles to regain memory, language and meaning after a stroke (20:18 mins)

My Beautiful Broken Brain: The woman who 'video-selfied' her stroke

My Beautiful Broken Brain: The amazing collaboration of David Lynch and a woman who 'video-selfied' her stroke When Lotje Sodderland woke up in hospital following a stroke, she charted her recovery by making videos on her iPhone. Now the resulting documentary, produced by David Lynch , is coming to Netflix I The Independent

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My Beautiful Broken Brain - This moving, David Lynch-produced film documents the aftermath of a traumatic, stroke-induced brain injury as experienced by 34-year-old Lotje Sodderland. It explores the idea that who we are is intensely connected to our memories as well as what happens to our sense of self when we lose them. While heart-wrenching, this documentary is ultimately meant to be both inspiring and uplifting, and is therefore likely worth a watch. View the trailer here.

MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is a profoundly personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of the human brain, after Lotje Sodderland miraculously survives a hemorrhagic stroke and finds herself starting again in an alien world, bereft of language and logic. From unpredictable first-time neurological experiments, through to the extraordinary revelations of her altered mind - Lotje takes us on a genre-twisting tale that is by turns excruciating and ...