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This documentary is the story about Philip Tetrault, who is a poet first and a person living with schizophrenia second. It follows him through his day and through his history - starting with the present and examining his past. This film will trace his adventures throughout the years, highlighting his writings, his experiences with alcohol, his relationships with his ex-wife, daughter, siblings, and his kinship with the great poet/songwriter Leonard Cohen.

2005, 65 min 14 s

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Award for Best Documentary over 30 minutes
Picture This Film Festival
February 12 to 16 2007, Calgary - Canada

CBC Newsworld Award for Best Documentary
Film Festival
January 27 to February 5 2006, Victoria - Canada

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