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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life is a documentary about the celebrated doctor and author.
Thematic material includes homophobia, drug addiction, neurological illness, death and grief. A woman’s homophobia towards her son is described. Extended scenes of catatonic patients are viewed, some later distraught after treatment.
Oliver discusses early sexual experiences, including ejaculating on a man’s back while giving him a massage.
The film includes use of the words "f**k", and “bugger”.
The film includes discussion and recreations of implied amphetamine use.
A photograph of a naked man is viewed but his genitals are obscured.
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