Artwork for podcast My Family, Mental Illness, and Me
Iain Cunningham
8th November 2021 • My Family, Mental Illness, and Me • Bespoken Media
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Film director Iain Cunningham’s acclaimed documentary Irene’s Ghost is about his search for information about his mother, who died when he was three. Iain grew up not knowing anything about his late mother, who had suffered postpartum psychosis before her death.

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