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Music director  Itaal Shur
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Country  United States
8/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary, News
Screenplay  Michael Rossato-Bennett
Language  English
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Director  Michael Rossato-Bennett
Writer  Michael Rossato-Bennett
Release date  January 18, 2014 (2014-01-18) (Sundance) July 18, 2014 (2014-07-18) (United States)
Cast  Oliver Sacks, Louise Dueno, Connie Tomiano, Bill Thomas
Similar movies  I Remember Better When I Paint
Tagline  Music is the strongest form of magic

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Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory is a 2014 American documentary film directed and produced by Michael Rossato-Bennett. The film premiered in competition category of U.S. Documentary Competition program at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2014. It won the Audience Award: U.S. Documentary at the festival. The film deals with the subject of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease and how music therapy can help and ease their suffering. In many chapters of the film Dan Cohen of Music and Memory places music headphones on patients and we see them become very expressive; his pioneering efforts have placed personal music players in nursing homes.

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A Kickstarter crowdfunding project to finish the film and develop an app was successfully funded on 31 July 2012.

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After its premiere at Sundance Film Festival, BOND/360 did a service publicity deal for the theatrical distribution of the film. The film was released on July 18, 2014 in the United States. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

Reception

The film received positive response from critics. Rob Nelson in his review for Variety said that "Michael Rossato-Bennett captures some amazingly transformative results in the treatment of dementia through music." Duane Byrge of The Hollywood Reporter gave the film positive review and said that "A gloriously inspirational film documenting music’s healing power in Alzheimer patients." Steve Greene from Indiewire in his review said that ""Alive Inside" provide a sense of idealism amid bleak situations. When discussing the impact of music on an environment so often typified by isolation, one of the patients describes his desire for freedom."

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Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory IMDb Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory themoviedb.org


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