Racing Thoughts

Racing Thoughts

                                Racing Thoughts
| 1 h 13 min

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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  • producer
    Murielle Rioux-Poirier
  • executive producer
    Jacques Turgeon
  • 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
  • script consultant
    Lina B. Moreco
  • story consultant
    Georgette Duchaine
  • 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

  • rstamour

    A Must see for those interested in mental health for children.

    rstamour, 12 Feb 2012