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Amazing Lives, Rewire My Brain
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directed by Clare Milward, fl. 2003; produced by Clare Milward, fl. 2003, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Robert Jensen has a massive cancerous tumour growing deep inside his brain. His only chance of survival - an operation to cut out the tumour while Robert’s fully awake. Without the surgery he'll die. In the UK, a procedure called Deep Brain Stimulation rewires the brains of patients suffering intolerable conditi...
directed by Clare Milward, fl. 2003; produced by Clare Milward, fl. 2003, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Amazing Lives, Save Me Before I'm Born
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directed by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008; produced by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
This film follows some very special babies who undergo lifesaving surgery inside the womb. In Cardiff, Sonja has overcome physical disability and several miscarriages to become pregnant with her first child. However, her body's antibodies are attacking the foetus and it now needs multiple live-saving donor transfu...
directed by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008; produced by Caroline Allward, fl. 2008, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 2, Joy Vaughan
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
At 27 years old and 30 stone, Joy Vaughan is morbidly obese. Despite numerous repeated attempts Joy just cannot lose weight. She works long irregular hours and often eats the wrong kinds of food. Her bad relationship with food stems from the loss of her grandfather when she was 12 years old. She took his death ver...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 3, Craig Curtis
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 3 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Craig Curtis is super morbidly obese. He is forty stone and still gaining weight. In a bad day Craig can get through 25 packets of crisps and two loaves of bread. Craig, from Gravesend is married with three children under four years old. His wife has to everything for both Craig and the children. Craig feels he is...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 3 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 4, Daniel Simmons
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Daniel Simmons is 31 years old and at 40 stone, he is super morbidly obese. Daniel lives with his mother in an upper story flat. It takes him at least 20 minutes to get down the stairs. His case is so extreme that he hasn't been out of the house socially in 12 years. He only leaves home for hospital appointments....
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 2, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 4, The Johnson Sisters
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
The extraordinary story of three overweight sisters, all weighing about 23 stone who have suffered with their weight since childhood. Food has now become an obsession; the only solution is weight loss surgery. Unusually, surgeon Shaw Somers performs all three of their operations on the same day. In this programme...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 3, Episode 4 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Amazing Lives, Can't Stop Growing
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directed by Carol White, fl. 2009; produced by Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Joseph Merrick, 'The Elephant Man', suffered from Proteus Syndrome – a rare genetic disorder where parts of the body grow out of all proportion. We meet 4 year old sufferer Abigail Lider and her family as they travel to Maryland USA for a week of tests. They also travel to meet other Proteus sufferers learning t...
directed by Carol White, fl. 2009; produced by Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Amazing Lives, Coma Miracle
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directed by Paul Nelson, 1972-; produced by Andy Webb, fl. 2000, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
In a small South African town, patients locked in a vegetative state are miraculously being woken with a sleeping drug. Dr Wally Nel, the local GP who stumbled upon this phenomenon, has now helped hundreds of brain damaged patients and may be the verge of an extraordinary medical breakthrough. The film contains a...
directed by Paul Nelson, 1972-; produced by Andy Webb, fl. 2000, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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Antibiotic: Kill or Cure?
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directed by Anders Wåhlmark, fl. 1964; produced by Michael Netterstad, fl. 2013, Meter Television AB (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
Investigative journalist Donal MacIntyre reveals the shocking truth about MRSA and how society’s misuse of antibiotics and appalling hygiene practices has taken us to the point where certain bacterial infections are virtually unstoppable.
directed by Anders Wåhlmark, fl. 1964; produced by Michael Netterstad, fl. 2013, Meter Television AB (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 2, Martin, Daniella and Fiona
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
At a whopping 35st, Martin Gibbs is super morbidly obese… and so too is his 32st sister, Daniella. But Daniella has just had gastric bypass surgery, and already the results are staggering. Will Martin keep it in the family by also going under the knife to lose weight? Fiona Solman's life has been transformed by...
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, in Fat Doctor, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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