Racing Thoughts

This is a film about children who thought they were “crazy.” Who wanted to die. Who felt fear, anger and hopelessness. Four young people living with mental illness and their loved ones make the courageous decision to open up about their stories. Their voices are complemented by that of the director, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as an adult but whose initial symptoms emerged in childhood. This film skirts the specialists’ debates in favour of a more personal tone, moving away from the alarming vocabulary of diagnoses and allowing viewers to discover the children affected.

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  • rstamour

    “A Must see for those interested in mental health for children. ” — rstamour, 12 Feb 2012

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Film Credits

participant
Brandon Lirette
Erynn Quigley
David Lutes
Blanche Véronique Ella Cormier
Ariane Grant
Diana Lutes
Pauline Cormier
John Cormier
Brigitte Cormier
Jerry Albert
Linda Lirette
Ludger Lirette
Heather Bishop
Sean Quigley
Alexandria Barry Lutes
director
Louiselle Noël
researcher
Louiselle Noël
writer
Louiselle Noël
narrator
Louiselle Noël
director of photography
Alain Dupras
editor
Marie Hamelin
sound recording
Richard Lavoie
Georges Hannan
sound design
Luc Mandeville
original music
Claude Fournier
foley
Alexis Farand
re-recording
Serge Boivin
producer
Murielle Rioux-Poirier

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