First Cousin Once Removed

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For the phrase, see Cousin#Removed.
First Cousin Once Removed
Directed by Alan Berliner
Starring Edwin Honig
Distributed by HBO
Release date(s) 2012
Running time 78 minutes
Country United States
Language English

First Cousin Once Removed is a 2012 documentary film directed by Alan Berliner.[1][2] The premiered at the New York Film Festival in October 2012.[3]


Documentary about the life of poet, translator, critic and university professor Edwin Honig and his struggles with Alzheimer's disease.[4] Honig and Berliner were first cousins once removed.


  1. ^ Watching Memories Slip From the Mind. By John Anderson. The New York Times, September 20, 2013.
  2. ^ ‘56 Ways of Saying I Don’t Remember’. By Alan Berliner. The New York Times, September 16, 2013.
  3. ^ First Cousin Once Removed.
  4. ^ Review: 'First Cousin Once Removed' a moving look at Alzheimer's. By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2013.

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