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This film tells the story of a young woman who suffers a mental breakdown, recovers fully in a mental hospital and returns home. Instead of the understanding and support she most needs from her friends and associates, she is virtually ostracized. The film makes a plea for a change in the sort of public thinking that places a stigma upon people who have suffered from an illness of the mind rather than of the body.

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Stigma, Stanley Jackson, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Stanley Jackson
  • script
    Stanley Jackson
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • camera
    Robert Humble
  • editing
    William Greaves
  • sound editing
    Malca Gillson
  • cast
    Monique Chabot
    Martha Choquette
    Mickey Martin
    Benoît Girard
    Stanley Mellough
    Marie-Louisa Holtz
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