Breathing lessons : the life and work of Mark O'Brien /

Poet-journalist Mark O'Brien was stricken with polio in childhood and has spent most of his life in an iron lung. He describes how he has fought against illness and bureacracy for his right to lead an independent life and offers his reflections on work, sex, death, and God.

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Other Authors: Yu, Jessica, (Director)
Description of Work:Videorecording
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:Brooklyn, New York : Icarus Films, [1996].
Edition:Full screen version.
Series:Fanlight Productions collection.
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Summary:Poet-journalist Mark O'Brien was stricken with polio in childhood and has spent most of his life in an iron lung. He describes how he has fought against illness and bureacracy for his right to lead an independent life and offers his reflections on work, sex, death, and God.
Copyright:©1996
Language Notes:In English.
General Notes:Title and information from container and dropped record.
DVD-Video disc release of the 1996 documentary film.
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Physical Description:1 videodisc (DVD) (35 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Directed by Jessica Yu.
Performer:Mark O'Brien.
System Details:DVD ; Region 1.
Audience:Not rated.
Awards:Academy Award winner (best documentary, short subjects, 1997)
Production Credits:Directed by Jessica Yu.