I am Breathing

Emma Davie, Morag McKinnon, Denmark, 2013

73 min.DK/Documentary

»Breathing« is an intimate documentary about life, death, love and the hope provided by cutting edge genetic science. It is also a film about how to be a good father ¿ when you're no longer there. An ambitious and moving film which tells the story of Neil Platt, a bright, energetic Yorkshireman who developed Motor Neurone Disease (ALS) and was driven to speak from a paralysed limbo land between life and death.
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Original title I am Breathing
Danish title Blot et åndedrag
Keywords Schlerosis, Platt, Neil, Families, Fathers, United Kingdom, The
Director Emma Davie, Morag McKinnon
Screenplay Emma Davie, Morag McKinnon
Producer Sonja Henrici
Director of Photography Emma Davie, Ian Dodds, Kenneth Julian, Graham Dey
Editor Peter Winther, Mikael Kloster Ebbesen
Sound Morag McKinnon
Composer Kieran Hebden
Appearance Louise Platt, Neil Platt, Oscar Platt, Chris Shaw
Production country Denmark, United Kingdom
Dialogue language English
Domestic distribution DOXBIO
International sales Danish Documentary Production ApS
Danish theatrical release 21.06.2013
Cinemas Biffen (Aalborg), Nationalmuseet, Nicolai Biograf (Kolding), Filmbyen (Aarhus)
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company Scottish Documentary Institute
With support from More 4, DR TV, YLE TV1
Domestic distribution DOXBIO


Direction Emma Davie
Direction Morag McKinnon


Screenplay Emma Davie
Screenplay Morag McKinnon


Producer Sonja Henrici
Co-producer Sigrid Jonsson Dyekjær
Associate producer Justin Edgar
Associate producer Alex Usborne
Executive producer Noémie Mendelle


Cinematographer Emma Davie
Cinematographer Ian Dodds
Cinematographer Kenneth Julian
Cinematographer Graham Dey


Editor Peter Winther
Editor Mikael Kloster Ebbesen
Editing supervisor Janus Billeskov Jansen


Music Kieran Hebden


Sound Morag McKinnon


Appearance Louise Platt
Appearance Neil Platt
Appearance Oscar Platt
Appearance Chris Shaw

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Reviews and articles

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Type Source Author Date
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Jacob Wendt Jensen 2013-06-21
Anmeldelse Politiken-Fonden Dorte Hygum Soerensen 2013-06-21
Anmeldelse Information Lars Movin 2013-06-20
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2013-06-20
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