MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,031 this week

Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  19 September 2006 (UK)
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 746 users  
Reviews: 7 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3021 titles
created 24 May 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 01 Jun 2011
 
a list of 1192 titles
created 24 Feb 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 24 Apr 2012
 
a list of 935 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (TV Movie 2006)

Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive.
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andy Behrman ...
Himself
Jo Brand ...
Herself
Jo Crocker ...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Herself
Griff Rhys Jones ...
Himself
...
Himself
Rick Stein ...
Himself
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 September 2006 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Stephen Fry: As I say I don't want to kill myself, I just wouldn't mind dying. It's a terrible thing to say.
See more »

Connections

References Spider-Man 2 (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Comprehensive look on bipolar affective disorder
8 October 2006 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This is a documentary film about Stephen Fry's and other people's life with bipolar affective disorder.

I find the documentary well researched and well balanced. For example, they had various leading British psychiatrists talking about the disorder. In addition, the very different views on bipolar affective disorder in the United States were also represented. The spectrum of severity of bipolar affective disorder was represented, ranging from severe depressive episodes to manic episodes with psychosis. Various forms of treatment were touched upon. It also touched on briefly on unipolar depression to make the spectrum of mood disorder more complete.

I was the most impressed by the number of celebrities and laypeople appearing on the documentary to talk about their own experience with mental illnesses. This certainly helps to reduce the stigma attached to psychiatric illnesses.

It could easily be imagined that it must have been a painful documentary to make for Stephen Fry. I admire his courage. I certainly hope that this documentary will raise public awareness of bipolar affective disorder and reduce the stigma attached to it.


34 of 34 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Other depression documentarys/films? breakbeatpete37
When? lonely_planet_girl
PLEASE HELP!!!! jojo8910
Robbie Williams? steveking_89
Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive Youtube clips! kjohnrobhood
Book apelsin_123

Contribute to This Page