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Survivors: My Friend Sam - Living For the Moment

Documentary about an extraordinary man named Sam Frears. Sam, now 39 years old, was born with an extremely rare genetic disorder - Familial Dysautonomia - which left him with only a 50% chance of making it to his fifth birthday.

The film reveals a complex, engaging, exceptional person as he struggles with everyday life while pursuing his joint goals of getting his acting career back on track and finding love.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 27 Sep 2012 00:50
BBC Two Scotland only


Role Contributor
DirectorToby Reisz
Series EditorNick Fraser