Disorder (aka Maryland)

Disorder (aka Maryland) France/Belgium (2015) Dir. Alice Winocour When you can’t understand what is going on in your own head it is far harder for other people to understand you. Whilst I can’t - and daren’t - compare my Asperger’s to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) I can empathise with people who are fighting a battle … Continue reading Disorder (aka Maryland)

Augustine

Augustine France (2012) Dir. Alice Winocour Paris, 1890 and while serving dinner at a party full of guests 19 year-old kitchen maid Augustine (Soko) is suddenly hit by a seizure which paralyses the right side of the face, sealing her eye shut. Augustine is admitted to the Salpêtrière Hospital, an establishment exclusively for women with … Continue reading Augustine