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I Am Breathing is not a documentary intended to induce sobbing. It is, instead, a film about dying that is stunningly alive, wildly optimistic, and always insightful and entertaining. Read full review
The last couple of years in one tragically truncated life are chronicled with a winning combination of sensitivity and humor in I Am Breathing. Read full review
An earnest and important film. It deserves to be seen by anyone who is interested in documentaries and anyone who is interested in the simple human stories movies too often overlook. Read full review
A deeply affecting glimpse of a man's quest to salvage beauty from tragedy. Read full review
"Breathing" takes its humorous, contemplative tonal cues from Neil himself. Read full review
Mr. Platt’s good-humored attitude helps keep the potent material from turning mawkish, and having his perspective also wards off a sense of exploitive voyeurism. Read full review
Not so much harrowing as achingly reflective. Read full review
The directors' intimate domestic images only occasionally match the humour and ruminative poetry of their subject's own, blog-published words, but ghoulishness and undue sentimentality are kept at bay. Read full review
Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon’s doc walks the line between a deathwatch film and an uplifting one, rather than simply rubbing the viewer’s nose in the horror of mortality. Read full review
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