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You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't
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You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't
The First Film Shot in an Alzheimer's Care Unit

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For anyone, such as myself, who has lost a parent - or both parents - to the ravages of dementia and/or Alzheimer's - this film is immensely sad and difficult to watch.

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When Lee tells one of the ward supervisors that she has permission to do what she wants, and that lady asks Lee how she feels about it, you could see it was both a real question, and a diagnostic tool. Empathy is good science. Could the reverse be true, also? Is good science always ...Read more

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In the fall of 2008, I wrote a screenplay I intended to film entirely in an Alzheimer’s unit. After many weeks of rehearsals, I arrived at a troubling realization: I was not just making a challenging film — I was making the wrong film. Writing a fictional Alzheimer’s narrative — creating a ...Read more