John's Not Mad Trailer

John's Not Mad Trailer (1989)

14 March 1989 Factual 28 mins

John's Not Mad is a QED documentary made by the BBC in 1989. It was ranked, in a British public poll, as one of the 50 Greatest Documentaries. The film shadows John Davidson, a 15-year-old from Galashiels in Scotland, who had severe Tourette syndrome. John's life was explored in terms of his family and the close-knit community around him, and how they all coped with a misunderstood condition.

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John Davidson

as John Davidson

Heather Davidson

as Heather Davidson

Oliver Sacks

as Oliver Sacks


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