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Burden of Genius (2017)





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In 1967, when Dr. Thomas Starzl performed the world's 1st liver transplant, critics cried murder. To others, it was the beginning of a medical revolution.


Critic Reviews for Burden of Genius

All Critics (3)

Greidanus also humanizes Dr. Starzl and portrays the toll that his relentless efforts had on his life as he opened this pandora's box.

September 4, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4.0 | Full Review…

A medical documentary may not be the first choice for everyone. But director Tjardus Greidanus' "Burden of Genius" extends beyond medicine; it taps into the human drive to excel, to do what has never been done before, to make history.

April 11, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

... an unappetizing story in itself, fascinatingly told by Tjardus Greidanus in the documentary Burden of Genius.

March 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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