"Like a tactical nuclear strike on my soul" and other reviews

We just wanted to share with you our wonderful collection of quotes and reviews about the film so far:


"It is the best documentary of the year so far, and will undoubtedly remain so. I Am Breathing is a truly remarkable piece. Outstanding. "
The Upcoming

"ranks among the year's most moving films" 
The Hollywood Reporter (full review)

"an intensely personal documentary [...] It is a film about life" 
Dominic Lawson, The Independent (full article)


"its emotional heart is extraordinary"
The Times (also online for subscribers)


"A deeply affecting glimpse of a man's quest to salvage beauty from tragedy."
Empire (also online)

"bleak, unflinching and moving, yet morbidly funny"
The Telegraph (long feature in the Telegraph Magazine, also online)


"Profoundly moving [...] The film is not only a tribute to Neil Platt, it is also his legacy, one that touches and teaches all of us"
Jennifer Merin, About.com (full review)

"Genuinely powerful film-making [...] an intimate portrait of heartbreaking courage - a haunting and inclusive encounter with [...] time, experience and mortality."
Trevor Johnston, Sight & Sound (also online for subscribers)


"profoundly resonant [...] curiously life-affirming"
RTE (full review)


"a genuine heartbreaker"
Alison Rowat, The Herald (also online)


"absurd humour and profound beauty amidst the sadness"
Chris Buckle, The Skinny (full review)


"like a tactical nuclear strike on my soul"
London City Lights


"a heartbreaker of a film"
Daily Express (also online)


"Ill-achieved fiction is, this week, shamed by well-achieved non-fiction. I Am Breathing is a tragic, insightful, harrowing documentary."
Nigel Andrews, Financial Times (also online)


"remarkable"
Grant Rollings, The Sun (article online for subscribers)


"at once devastating and deeply moving"
Miles Fielder, The List (full review)


Metro  

"Inspiring documentary [...] celebrating the power of the human spirit to endure."
Time Out (London)

"a poignant movie which captures [...] stoic wit"
The Sun

"this film might change your life"
Shortlist

"delicate - heartbreaking - inspiring" 
NOW Magazine 

"Top 10 films of 2012" 
Filmkommentaren.dk

"a film to watch in 2013" 
Indiewire

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commented 2013-06-20 13:12:22 +0100
before seeing, thought it would be a boring one, but after seeing, found it very interesting, touchy, inspiring and very well made one!
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