|Oliver Sacks: His Own Life|
|Directed by||Ric Burns|
|Based on||His Own Life|
by Oliver Sacks
|Music by||Brian Keane|
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life is a 2019 American biographical documentary film directed and created by Ric Burns about Oliver Sacks, a British neurologist and science historian, based on his autobiography, His Own Life. Produced by Zeitgeist Films, the film contains extensive interviews with Sacks and features commentary from friends and colleagues such as his publisher Roberto Calasso, his editor Kate Edgar, writer and doctor Atul Gawande and artist Shane Fistell. Sacks discusses his professional life and his personal difficulties such as substance abuse and internalized homophobia. The book, titled On the Move: A Life, was published six to seven months before his end-stage terminal cancer was diagnosed.
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