Dick Johnson Is Dead Review: A heartwarming tragicomic film about dementia

Of Donna Lu Of the many phantasmagoric scenes in Kirsten Johnson’s new documentary, Dick Johnson is dead, perhaps the most surreal occurs towards the beginning of the film. Kirsten’s father, retired psychiatrist C. Richard “Dick” Johnson, lies in an open coffin in front of a church, with his eyes closed. “I think he looks really… Continue reading Dick Johnson Is Dead Review: A heartwarming tragicomic film about dementia