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Beryl’s Journey

Synopsis
Beryl Izzard has lived with bipolar for over 40 years. Her way of expressing herself is through poetry. Through a series of 8 poems, each one interpreted by striking images from around the world and accompanied by original music scores, Beryl talks about living with bipolar disorder (manic depression). The DVD traces her journey and gives a valuable insight into the mind of someone affected by the disorder clearly illustrating the impact of ‘highs and lows’.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2006
Year of production
2006
Subjects
Social welfare; Mental Health and Counselling
Keywords
mental disorders; poetry; bipolar disorder

Credits

Writer
Beryl Izzard
Contributor
Beryl Izzard

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
12 minutes
Year
2009

Production Company

Name

Alpha Films

Email
info@alphafilms.co.uk
Web
http://www.alphafilms.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 328283
Fax
01473 328283
Address
16 Reade Road
Holbrook
Ipswich
IP9 2QL

Distributor

Name

Alpha Films

Email
info@alphafilms.co.uk
Web
http://www.alphafilms.co.uk/index.htm External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 328283
Fax
01473 328283
Address
16 Reade Road
Holbrook
Ipswich
IP9 2QL
Name

Mind Online Shop

Email
publications@mind.org.uk
Web
http://www.mind.org.uk/shop/dvds/p2 External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8519 2122
Fax
020 8522 1725
Address
15-19 Broadway
London
E15 4BQ
Notes
A selection of DVDs and videos on mental health topics arranged under the headings diagnoses & treatment, policy & practice, self-management & self-help, user and carer perspectives. Sale.

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