Directed by Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland. With Sophie Robinson, Lotje Sodderland. MY BEAUTIFUL BROKEN BRAIN is 34 year old Lotje Sodderland's personal voyage into the complexity, fragility and wonder of her own brain following a life changing hemorrhagic stroke. Regaining consciousness to an alien world - Lotje was thrown into a new existence of distorted reality where words held no meaning and where her sensory perception had changed beyond recognition. This a story of ...
'I felt as if I had become fear itself': life after a stroke at 34." When film-maker Lotje Sodderland had a severe stroke, she lost the ability to speak, read, write or think coherently. Could she learn to live – and love – with a broken brain?
My Beautiful Broken Brain is an intensely personal story of a 34 year old woman, Lotje Sodderland, who documented through film her 1-year journey of recovery from hemorrhagic stroke, which resulted in Aphasia.
Subhadramati interviews the film's subject and co-director Lotje Sodderland who regularly attends the Buddhist Centre, about her transformed perception and struggles to regain memory, language and meaning after a stroke (20:18 mins)