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How the film industry represents mental health.

Burn, Peter.
Date
2003
  • Audio


About this work

Description

The programme looks at how films represent psychiatric disorders given the release of 3 recent films which attempt to portray manic depression, learning difficulties and schizophrenia: 'Igby Goes Down,' 'Dumb and Dumberer,' and 'Identity'. Richard Coles and his guests discuss whether or not we are any further away from some of the cliches typically used to depict mental health disorders.

Publication/Creation

London : BBC Radio 4, 2003.

Physical description

1 sound cassette (45 min.)

Copyright note

BBC Radio

Notes

Broadcast on 10 June 2003. The feature is the third on the programme and lasts for 10 mins.

Creator/production credits

Produced by Stephen Hughes

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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