PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND THESE FILMS DISTRESSING
The Suicide Monologues are a series of thirteen short films which present the testimony of people who have been affected by suicide or attempted suicide. They are voiced by a range of actors including Julian Richings, Cathy Shipton, Ian Reddington, Alice Barlow, Blue Merrick, and Deepak Verma.
The aim of The Suicide Monologues is to challenge stigma around this complex subject, increase understanding, and create discussion.
The project is a collaboration between Kathryn Littlewood, Penny Capper, Charlie Barnes, Dave McClelland, Brendan Stone and others. It was funded by the University of Sheffield, and supported by the mental health charity Sheffield Flourish.
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RUNNING TIME OF FILM: 1 hour 45 minutes approximately