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Aphasia

Jim Gloster

Runtime40 min

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Aphasia tells the true story of actor Carl McIntyre about the effects of a massive stroke he
suffered at the age of 44 - he lost his ability to read, write and speak. Starring as himself,
McIntyre portrays his life story with an incredibly nuanced performance. Through humor and
pathos Aphasia speaks to anyone who has struggled to meet life's challenges.

Language

English

Length

Short

Country

USA

Year Made

2011

Doc/Nar

Narrative/Doc

Festival Year

2012

Open Captions

Y

Audio Description

N

Tags

true story, stroke, coming of age, accessibility

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