52’, directed by Muriel Coulin.
Coproduced by France Télévisions and MVS Productions.
With the support of the CNC, the French Ministry of Health, Information and Communication Delagation, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the PROCIREP and the ANGOA.
Projection Out of Competition at the 2007 Health Television Festival of Marseille.
Selected at the Oullins Festival 2008. Selected at the RISC of Marseille 2008. Selected at the Week of the Brain, Grenoble 2009.
Through moving individual stories, epileptic patients tell us their daily life.
Their seizures, unforeseeable and impressive for their entourage, isolate them and prevent them from having a social and professional normal life.
Faced with the difficulty to live this disease that affects one French over 100, and with the feeling to be different, brain research is more and more urgent and necessary.
At the hospital center of La Timone in Marseilles, a team of particularly involved neurosurgeons and researchers welcome this people.
From now on, the disease reveals its secrets, making us share the hopes of these men and women whose fight for recovery needs a permanent courage.