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Life's a Twitch

Life's a Twitch

| 30 min

This short documentary is a quirky ride into the world of Duncan McKinlay, a man with Tourette Syndrome. At 7 he noticed what he called a devil in his head that made his life hell. In his teens, it wasn't a question of whether to kill himself, but when. At 19, when he was finally diagnosed, Duncan made researching TS his life path. He's come to understand that his strange ticks are release triggers for the high energy charging through him. At 27 he's a virtuoso at channelling this energy. He's just finished a doctorate in psychology. He's in nationwide demand for his workshops that enlighten and boost the spirits of the 100,000 across Canada who have Tourette's.

  • director
    Cindy Bisaillon
  • script
    Cindy Bisaillon
  • producer
    Tina Hahn
  • editor
    Tina Hahn
  • cinematographer
    Christopher Romeike
    Cindy Bisaillon
  • music
    Aaron Davis
  • sound recordist
    Susan Moffat
    Marek Piekarzewski
    Justine Pimlott
    Bissa Scekic
  • sound editor
    Susan Moffat
  • cast
    Teo Weyman


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