OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie
Review from my VOD column "This Week on Demand".
An aspiring filmmaker in his earlier years, Bud Clayman’s dreams were derailed in the wake of a crippling mental breakdown and multiple diagnosis that rendered his life a nightmarish wreck for years to follow. Three decades on with admirable stability acquired, he dares to revisit his former aspirations, enlisting the help of co-directors Glenn Holsten and Scott Johnston to document his various afflictions and attempt to come to terms with their effect upon his life. It’s a risky medium for autobiography, cinema, yet Clayman and co. are sensible enough to sidestep the risks of indulgence and make of OC87 a universally applicable portrait of mental illness…