Call Me Crazy Analysis

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The movie I watched for my film assignment is called “Call Me Crazy”. It was like five movies in one, it showcased multiple characters in with different story lines that suffered or dealt with someone with a mental illness. I chose this movie is because it did something different from other movies, “Call Me Crazy” gave the characters family a voice. Mental illnesses does not affect just the people diagnosed, but also the people around them. There were six characters in the movie four of them suffered from Schizophrenia, Severe Depression, PTSD, and Bipolar Disorder. The first Character, Lucy had Schizophrenia which caused her to
1) Hear voices that were extremely terrifying. The voices told her she was stupid, evil, and deserved to
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Which helped her to control her sickness and pass the Bar.
5) I believe this movie did a great job portraying a Schizophrenic person. Lucy’s character showed the problems a real schizophrenic faced in their daily life. To Lucy the voices were real and not just a figment of her imagination. She also learned to work with it and was able to overcome one of the most traumatic obstacles in her life.
Grace’s story was from the point of view of a young girl living with a bipolar mother.
1) She expressed how growing up with her mom was like having two mothers, the happy mother and the extremely sad mother. The happy mother would stay up all night with her talk, play games, and take her out of school to go to the mall, and do things like buy gold fishes and place them in the toilet. There was no wrong with her “happy mother”. Her sad mother never got out of bed, she had to take care of her, make her eat or go to the restroom. She was not fun to grace. As a child she would hurt herself purposely just to get her “sad Mother’s” attention.
2) Her mother’s disorder was triggered by Grace’s father walking out on them. There was no one to help Grace’s mother so she had to step in and be the mom and

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