Clive attempted to kill himself. There were reasons. I remember the experience of filming this like it was earlier today. When one sees one cannot unsee.
The ability to see through the eyes of another holds the key to empathy, and I mean ‘see’ in its most expansive of definitions. And empathy exists as a quality that might transform the complexion of everything.
Clive’s haunting articulation of a world experienced through the lens of paranoid schizophrenia has led me to understand in a way beyond usual description.
This is part of a Six Film Portrait SERIES on Schizophrenia made possible by Otsuka and Lundbeck.