I Am Breathing

I Am Breathing
Close

Synopsis

This is a documentary about the thin space between life and death. Neil Platt ponders the last months of his life.Within a year, he goes from being a healthy young father to becoming completely paralysed from the neck down. As his body gets weaker, his perspective on life changes.

"It's amazing how adaptable we are when we have...

Read Full Synopsis

Starring

Neil Platt

Production Details

  • Certificate & Consumer Advice:
    (NR)
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 12 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

This is a documentary about the thin space between life and death. Neil Platt ponders the last months of his life.Within a year, he goes from being a healthy young father to becoming completely paralysed from the neck down. As his body gets weaker, his perspective on life changes.

"It's amazing how adaptable we are when we have to be. It's what separates us and defines us as human beings."

Knowing he only has a few months left to live, and while he still has the ability to speak, Neil puts together a letter and memory box for his baby son Oscar. How can he make sense of the last 34 years? How can he anticipate what Oscar might want to know about his father in a future Neil can only imagine? He tries to tell the story of his life from his memories and impressions of love, friends and motorbike rides.

Neil faces Motor Neurone Disease with incrediblehumour and honesty, determined to share this last stage of his life through a blog, which touched many people. With his posts forming the film's narration, This film tries to listen to Neil as he asks "what makes us human" in the last months of his life.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 12 min.
  • In Cinemas
    Friday, 21 June, 2013
  • Certificate & Consumer Advice
    (NR)
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Producer(s)
    N/A
  • Director(s)
    Emma Davie, Morag McKinnon
  • Writer(s)
    N/A
  • Studio
    Scottish Documentary Institute
  • Format(s)
    2D

SHOWTIMES

Tuesday, 30 September
Change Date
Location
Go
ShowtimesCritics ReviewsUser ReviewsTrailers & ClipsPhotos

To get showtimes, select a county to find cinemas showing this movie in your area.

User Reviews: I Am Breathing

Close

You're gonna need a bigger boat

You already have 5 favourite cinemas. To remove a cinema from your favourite cinemas list, visit the Favourite Cinemas section in 'My Account' to update your cinema list.

i_am_breathing
  • Movie Tickets.ar
  • Movie Tickets.ca
  • Movie Tickets.cl
  • Movie Tickets.ie
  • Movie Tickets.mx
  • Movie Tickets.ni
  • Movie Tickets.sp
  • Movie Tickets.uk
  • Movie Tickets.us

MovieTickets.ie is a worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing and a top destination for news, celebrity interviews, movie reviews and trailers. You can also access theater information, check movie showtimes, view video clips, and much more.