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The Voices in My Head

Documentary using audio reconstruction to take viewers into the world of three people who hear voices as a result of mental illness.

Documentary using audio reconstruction to take viewers in to the world of three people who hear voices as a result of mental illness. Around 1 in 10 adults hear voices in their heads as a result of a number of mental illnesses, including schizophrenia.

Kyle started hearing a voice after he lost his job, house and girlfriend in quick succession, he then attacked himself. As Kyle tries to control the voice, he has to come to terms with the possibility that he may have to get used to life with it.

Emmalina has been hearing a collection of voices since she was a child and has found that by welcoming them in, they can all live relatively peacefully - except when the voice of 'the devil' appears. After traumatic experiences earlier in her life, the voices have become a source of comfort and companionship, but they have also made her more isolated. We follow Emmalina as she strives to become more independent.

After four years Chaz is still fighting her voice, which keeps up a steady stream of abuse in Chaz's ear. She has jumped off a bridge twice, leaving her reliant on a wheelchair - but still she feels drawn back to a nearby bridge. The film follows her attempts to resist, as she looks to poetry as a way to cope.

49 minutes

Last on

Tue 10 Jul 2018 23:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:03

    Ben Frost

    Killshot

  • 00:03

    In Camera

    Apocalypse

  • 00:07

    Ben Frost

    Through The Mouth of Your Eye

  • 00:09

    Emptyset

    Plane

  • 00:10

    Jon Hopkins

    Abandon Window

  • 00:12

    The xx

    Unfold

  • 00:14

    Nine Inch Nails

    Another Version of The Truth

  • 00:14

    Emptyset

    Void

  • 00:15

    The xx

    Infinity

  • 00:18

    Radiohead

    Daydreaming

  • 00:25

    Ben Frost

    Through the Roof of Your Mouth

  • 00:29

    Jon Hopkins

    Black and Red

  • 00:32

    Emptyset

    Periphery

  • 00:32

    Foals

    Spanish Sahara

  • 00:35

    Foals

    Moon

  • 00:39

    London Grammar

    If You Wait

  • 00:41

    The xx

    Fantasy

  • 00:46

    Nine Inch Nails

    Adrift and At Peace

  • 00:47

    Nine Inch Nails

    Closer

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Fran Baker
Director Matt Drury
Editor Craig Stobart
Director Ryan Lee Gregory
Producer Candace Davies
Production Manager Tracey Schawsmidth
Production Department Alison Lewis
Creative Director Sarah Murch
Production Coordinator Zoe Barton
Production Company Blakeway North

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