Manic

Manic

Directed by Kalina Bertin ∙ 2017 ∙ Canada ∙ 84'

MANIC chronicles filmmaker Kalina Bertin’s struggle to make sense of the legacy of mental illness that is shaping her siblings’ lives. Convinced that her father holds a key piece of the puzzle, she sets out to find the truth about him, and discovers a man known alternately as a cult leader, a scam artist, a prophet, and a father of fifteen. Across borders, MANIC unearths the artifacts of a family history, inviting the viewer on a compelling and intimate journey through time and through the mind, where past and present collide.

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Manic
  • Manic

    Directed by Kalina Bertin ∙ 2017 ∙ Canada ∙ 84'

    MANIC chronicles filmmaker Kalina Bertin’s struggle to make sense of the legacy of mental illness that is shaping her siblings’ lives. Convinced that her father holds a key piece of the puzzle, she sets out to find the truth about him, and discover...

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    Directed by Kalina Bertin ∙ 2017 ∙ Canada

    Manic chronicles filmmaker Kalina Bertin’s struggle to make sense of the legacy of mental illness wreaking havoc over her siblings’ lives. Convinced that her father holds a key piece of the puzzle, she sets out to find the truth about him, and discovers...