My Name Is Alan, and I Paint Pictures
Filmmaker Johnny Boston explores the creative process and the definition of art in this revealing documentary portrait of Alan Russell-Cowan, an aspiring painter who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. For Alan, painting provides a release from his symptoms, but his delusions and auditory hallucinations are also key contributors to his artistic vision. Through his work, a real picture of mental illness becomes clear.
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- Alan Russell-Cowan
- Johnny Boston
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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