New York Magazine

See Dick John­son Is Dead

- You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll want to hug him. (see p.48). ali­son will­more New York City

Net­flix, Oc­to­ber 2.

When her fa­ther’s pro­gres­sive de­men­tia leaves him in­ca­pable of liv­ing alone, doc­u­men­tar­ian Kirsten John­son moves the 86-year-old into her New York apart­ment and starts film­ing

The re­sult is an ab­surd and achingly poignant act of pre­emp­tive mourn­ing in which John­son and her dad en­vi­sion all the dif­fer­ent ways he could die while try­ing to make the most of their time to­gether.

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