• 9 10
  • 2019
  • 70min
  • Original Title: Loulou

In this insightful documentary, Nathan turns the camera on himself and his eclectic circle of loved ones, charting his transformative journey from the depths of schizophrenia to the cusp of self-discovery and maturity.


Loulou - From patient to protagonist in his own life story through the lens of his camera


This raw and revealing documentary offers an intimate glimpse into the life of Nathan, a young man grappling with paranoid schizophrenia. Filmed over seven years, Nathan documents his struggles and triumphs, as well as the colorful tapestry of relationships that define his world—from his bipolar best friend to his supportive family members, each affectionately termed a Loulou. 


Through moments of pain and joy, Nathan’s camera captures the essence of his healing process, illustrating how the people around him have helped shape his journey from a life overshadowed by mental illness to one of empowerment and emergence.

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