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The Screen Guide

CANARY IN THE MINE profiles the extraordinary life of 17-year-old Jonathan Wilson-Fuller who suffers from acute chemical intolerance. Jonathan has been confined to two rooms of his family home and has not been outside for ten years. Jonathan's family, have devoted their life to the constant care of their son, whilst struggling against the medical profession to have his illness recognised as a biochemical condition, not a psychological one as has been suggested by various doctors. The film features the renowned environmentalist and friend of Jonathan Wilson-Fuller, David Suzuki. (Also known as THE BOY IN THE BUBBLE domestically in Australia - hosted by Mike Whitney)

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Crew

Director
Laurel Cohn
Writers
Laurel Cohn
Producer
Rosemary Blight
Dir. of Photography
Roman Baska

Cast

Jonathan Wilson-Fuller

Production Details

Production Completion
1997
Genre
Science
Production Company
RB Films (now Goalpost)

Sales

International Sales
Goalpost Pictures Australia Pty Ltd