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Out of the Shadow

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:June 14, 2004
Running time:67 minutes
Director:Susan Smiley
Producer:Susan Smiley
Distributor:Vine Street Pictures

Description: This very personal documentary chronicles the filmmaker's mother, Millie, who has schizophrenia, as she suffers through the chaos of our mental health system as well as that of her own mind. A story of madness and dignity, shame and love, this intimate film illuminates a national plight through one family's struggle and helps dispel the stigmas and misconceptions surrounding this harrowing illness.

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