Inga (Academy award winner Marcia Gay Harden) is a poet. She wants to buy and restore a house she is drawn to that reminds her of her childhood home, but her distant husband Hermann (... See full summary »
Joseph Greco: The scene at 41:55 of the South Florida State Hospital as Chris sees it through a chain link fence is a cameo of sorts - the director is one of the "workers" walking past the building, "not because I wanted to, but because we had no one else and I needed someone in the background, walking, to liven up the shot." See more »
When Chris is pouring himself a bowl of cereal the front of the cereal box is facing him (at around 13 mins). The next camera angle shows him holding the cereal box with the back of the box facing him (at around 15 mins). See more »
Award winning film with heartbreak, hope and humor about a family coping with mental illness.
Excellent portrayal of a person with a mental illness and the challenges personally, and of the family in learning how to understand and adjust to their reality. It deals with the anger, the fears,the shame, the misunderstandings,and the hope. It's a very heartwarming story with drama and laughter, education, and compassion. A very entertaining film that provides real enlightenment, hope, acceptance and joy!! And in the end provides a "feel Good" feeling! You'll be glad to have seen it when you leave the theater!! and will recommend it to your friends!Well deserving of Awards. Not a Documentary but definitely based on truth!
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