Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory
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- Running time:
- 74 minutes
Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia -- many of them alone in nursing homes. A man with a simple idea discovers that songs embedded deep in memory can ease pain and awaken these fading minds. Joy and life are resuscitated, and our cultural fears over aging are confronted.
- Release date:
- July 18, 2014
- Quick review:
- An extraordinary documentary captures the startling impact music can have on people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. This is an all-too-rare light in the nursing home tunnel.