A woman who grew up with a mentally-ill mother, tries to find her brother, who hears imaginary friends in his head and has wandered off, possibly suffering from the same illness as his mother had.
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Call and Rebecca Richmond were born into Atlanta's high society. To their neighbors, they we're the perfect family. Nothing was further from the truth. Mary, their paranoid schizophrenic mother, was medicating herself with narcotics, but the doctors preferred shock treatments. Their father tried to keep it secret, though the strain was more than he could bear. Years later, Call developed paranoid schizophrenia and walked out on his life. Overwhelmed by voices in his head, he wandered the country, drifting in and out of sanity. Amazingly, after twenty years of searching, Rebecca found Call alive, but not well... A Sister's Call chronicles Rebecca's mission to bring her brother back from the depths of homelessness and schizophrenia all while seeking a way to heal herself from the past. Written by Anonymous

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Some call him crazy. I call him my brother.


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Super moving and inspiring film. Well done!
11 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved it. I was so impressed and enthralled with how the story unfolded. I was on the edge of my seat all the way through. The story exceeded my initial expectations. I originally thought the film would concentrate on the brother's story of recovery. But it ended up being much more than that. The filmmakers take you on a journey from childhood to adulthood. They explain the dramatic family history that is the catalyst for the rest of the story. Then we realize it's actually not about the brother at all, but about Rebecca who is the glue that holds the entire story together.

The dynamic within the family is completely captivating. They are probably my favorite scenes of the movie. The way this thread develops over the course of the film was incredibly surprising, thought provoking, shocking, and at times incredibly emotional to watch. It's very rare to see a family speak so intimately about sensitive matters and this is a wonderful, voyeuristic fly on the wall experience. It is definitely something you will not forget.

A must see!


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