We Can All Learn From ‘Dick Johnson is Dead’

A loving look at life, memory, and grief.

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Dick Johnson is Dead is one of those films that I knew nothing about before watching it. I saw the poster on Letterboxd and was all in. This documentary follows the story of Dick Johnson, father of filmmaker Kirsten Johnson, as they prepare for his death. Over the course of the film, we learn that Dick has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, the…



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Sarah Callen

Every number has a name, every name has a story, every story is worthy of being shared.