Our Curse: Written and directed by Tomasz Śliwiński, 2013, Warsaw Film School (Warsaw, 27 minutes, Polish with English subtitles, not rated)

Katrina A. Bramstedt*

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This is a review of the narrative medicine documentary, Our Curse. The writer and director of this Oscar-nominated Polish movie is a film student and a young father to a baby born with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS). Using simple cinematography, the film is an autobiographical exploration of the fearful, tearful, and sometimes joyful days and nights in the lives of the child and his parents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)527-528
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bioethical Inquiry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015


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