You See Me

January 31, 2020

The premise of this interesting and multilayered film is revealed at the outset: Videographer Linda Brown created You See Me ( in hopes of achieving a better understanding of her father, Stanley Brown, a man she loved but “wonder if I ever really knew.” This is not a fresh journey for Linda; she admits that despite struggling for years to understand him, she “never really figured him out.” Like Linda, many adults share a sustained interest in learning more about their mothers or fathers as individuals—beyond the censorship and camouflage oftentimes imposed but never removed in performance of their parental roles.

Read full review in The Gerontologist.