Sunday, April 3, 2016

My Beautiful Broken Brain: a Netflix documentary

After a young woman has a stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, she has a hard time adjusting to everyday life. Her vision is distorted in one eye, giving her surreal-like  visions. Her reading and writing abilities are impacted. 

Before her stroke she was a film producer in England. Perhaps this is why she's determined to record her entire experience on film.Though she may never recover completely, Lotje discovers an  inner strength she didn't have before.

A visual letter she sent to David Lynch prompts him to become a co-producer of the film, along with Sophie Robinson.

This is a must-see inspriation story for anyone who enjoys documentaries about life-changing events.