Black and Shiny Things
Black and Shiny Things is about an individual’s struggle with schizophrenia and its effects on a family, challenging the bond between two brothers.
After Joseph has a mental breakdown in a suicidal attempt to reach out for help, his Mom, goes in search for a solution to help her son. Sometimes the question we ask ourselves are complicated but the answers are simple. This film is about mental illness and how a family comes together to overcome their obstacle with understanding, hope and love.
Content heads up: schizophrenia, institutionalization, threat of violence with a knifeViewHide Film Transcript