Mr. Nobody

Mr. Nobody

| 35 min

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This short documentary tells the story of Jack Huggins, a 65-year-old man who was removed from his home and certified incompetent when he failed to comply with a Health Department order to clean up his living quarters. Jack felt that he was being treated "like Mr. Nobody. Just Mr. Nobody out on the street." Do mentally competent elders have the right to neglect themselves? Does the state have an obligation to intervene?

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Mr. Nobody, Lyn Wright, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Lyn Wright
  • script
    Lyn Wright
  • producer
    Silva Basmajian
  • executive producer
    John Spotton
  • cinematography
    John Walker
  • sound
    Ross Redfern
  • editing
    Leslie Borden Brown
  • sound editing
    Gary Oppenheimer
  • re-recording
    David Appleby
  • narrator
    Tedde Moore
  • music
    Randolph Peters

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