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Shake rattle and roll: a journey with Parkinson's

Wiseman, Andrew and Anderson, Kevin 2004 Shake rattle and roll: a journey with Parkinson's, video recording, Civic Square, A.C.T., Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited.

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Title Shake rattle and roll: a journey with Parkinson's
Creator(s) Wiseman, Andrew
Anderson, Kevin
Contributor(s) Mizrahi, Uri
Year presented 2004
Year created 2004
Publisher Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited
Place of publication Civic Square, A.C.T.
Description of moving image 1 videocassette (VHS) ( 52 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/​2 in.
Keyword(s) Collins, Ross
Parkinson's disease
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Parkinson's disease -- Patients -- Victoria -- Biography
Parkinson's disease -- Prognosis
Parkinson's disease -- Physiological aspects
Parkinson's disease -- Treatment
Summary This is the journey of a man suffering from Parkinson's disease. Ross Collins tells of his past twelve years' experiences of living with Parkinson's. Before, he had a steady job with Victoria Police, with promising future prospects; and was happily married with two young children. The disease struck him at an early age, changing his life and setting him on a different course. His outlook on life has changed, and his decision-making influenced; as well, his relationships with his family affected. He feels normal only when he is shaking, rattling and rolling along on his Harley. His wish for a cure leads him to pin his hopes on faith healing by the 'miracle man', in Brazil. The first two visits did not seem to have done anything to improve his physical condition. Ross is returning to Brazil for the third time, hoping against hope that his condition could be improved by a miracle healing. This documentary gives an intimate look into the life of a Parkinson's disease sufferer and that of his family. Includes al.
Notes Cinematographer : Kevin Anderson. Also available as 1 videodisc (DVD) ( 52 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/​2 in.

AWARDS RECIEVED : Best documentary 2005 ATOM Awards.
Language eng
Field of Research 190204 Film and Television
Socio Economic Objective 920111 Nervous System and Disorders
HERDC Research category J1 Major original creative work
ERA Research output type JR1 Recorded or Rendered Creative Works - Film, Video
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30016230

Document type: Moving Image
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
 
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