My Flesh and Blood 06/06

My Flesh and Blood is a 2003 documentary film by Jonathan Karsh chronicling a year in the life of the Tom family. The Tom family is notable as the mother, Susan, adopted eleven children, most of whom had serious disabilities or diseases. The film itself is notable for handling the sensitive subject matter in an unsentimental way that is more uplifting than one might expect. It was nominated for and won several awards, including the Audience Award and the Director’s Award at the Sundance Film Festival.

Extraordinary People – The Man With No Past Part 1

On 4 December 2005, David Fitzpatrick’s memory was wiped clean by a rare condition known as psychogenic fugue (Wiki: Fugue State), leaving him with no identity.

This documentary follows the 25-year-old’s painful journey to recover his life and his memories. As he visits his old school, his childhood home and his old football club, David is hopeful that he can fill in the blanks. However, he is also apprehensive about what he may uncover, particularly what would have prompted his brain to go into shutdown.

Extraordinary People – The Man With No Past Part 2

On 4 December 2005, David Fitzpatrick’s memory was wiped clean by a rare condition known as psychogenic fugue (Wiki: Fugue State), leaving him with no identity.

This documentary follows the 25-year-old’s painful journey to recover his life and his memories. As he visits his old school, his childhood home and his old football club, David is hopeful that he can fill in the blanks. However, he is also apprehensive about what he may uncover, particularly what would have prompted his brain to go into shutdown.

Extraordinary People – The Man With No Past Part 3

On 4 December 2005, David Fitzpatrick’s memory was wiped clean by a rare condition known as psychogenic fugue (Wiki: Fugue State), leaving him with no identity.

This documentary follows the 25-year-old’s painful journey to recover his life and his memories. As he visits his old school, his childhood home and his old football club, David is hopeful that he can fill in the blanks. However, he is also apprehensive about what he may uncover, particularly what would have prompted his brain to go into shutdown.