Juanicas, written and directed by Montrealer Karina Garcia Casanova, is a bittersweet personal chronicle of her family's struggle with mental illness.
The Neuro Film Series presents “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre at The Neuro. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic comedy-drama science fiction film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories. The film uses elements of science fiction, psychological thriller and a nonlinear narrative to explore the nature of memory and romantic love.
“Hilary and Jackie” is the tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finz. Based on Hilary du Pré’s book “A Genius in the Family”, the movie chronicles the rise to fame and physical decline of Jacqueline du Pré. Jackie is diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, which first manifests as dementia, and later results in complete paralysis.