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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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by Rebecca Gilhooly, Addicted to Food: Sharon's Story
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directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
This is the tragic story of Sharon Mevsimler, a 45 stone woman who had a life saving operation – and then starved herself to death at the age of 41.
directed by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011; produced by Rebecca Gilhooly, fl. 2011, Electric Sky, by Rebecca Gilhooly (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Amazing Lives, Life After Burns
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directed by Andy Webb, fl. 2000; produced by Andy Webb, fl. 2000, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Mike Osborne almost lost his life when his plane exploded in a fireball leaving him with 80% burns. This film follows Mike's recovery and his painful search to restore the face that once was. His search will take him to Paris where half the skin on his face will be replaced with 'artificial skin', and then back to...
directed by Andy Webb, fl. 2000; produced by Andy Webb, fl. 2000, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Amazing Lives, Reconstruct My Face
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directed by Russell Brown, fl. 2002; produced by Russell Brown, fl. 2002, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Faces that would have been horribly scarred are being saved by surgeons using 21st century technology. Ian Smith’s lower jaw is rotting away because the radiotherapy that cured his cancer has killed healthy bone and tissue. Now a computer generated 3-D model of his jaw will help his surgeon rebuild the dying jaw...
directed by Russell Brown, fl. 2002; produced by Russell Brown, fl. 2002, Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Barnard: Straight From The Heart
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directed by Dirk De Villiers, 1924-2009; produced by Dirk De Villiers, 1924-2009, Ad Astera PTY and All Craze 41 PTY (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 53 mins
From humble beginnings in the barren, semi-desert Karoo region of South Africa, Christiaan Barnard's life developed into a rollercoaster of fame and fortune, making him one of the most recognisable faces of the 1960s. This film tells the troubled life story of a brilliant surgeon and an enigmatic man.
directed by Dirk De Villiers, 1924-2009; produced by Dirk De Villiers, 1924-2009, Ad Astera PTY and All Craze 41 PTY (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 53 mins
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