Film depicts nightmare of living with OCD

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OUTLET: THE BRISBANE TIMES

Getting ready for work should not be a crippling marathon of anxiety but for someone living with uncontrollable obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), it is a daily reality. This is the subject of Australian film Eight, from local director Peter Blackburn, which was filmed Brisbane's outer suburbs. Charleville-born lead actor Libby Munro said taking on the role of OCD sufferer Sarah Prentice required a uniquely sensitive approach. The 82-minute psychological thriller was shot in a single take, aimed at highlighting the overbearing anxiety people with OCD experience. For screening times go to https://tugg.com.au/eight/

Getting ready for work should not be a crippling marathon of anxiety but for someone living with uncontrollable obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), it is a daily reality.

This is the subject of Australian film Eight, from local director Peter Blackburn, which was filmed Brisbane's outer suburbs.

Charleville-born lead actor Libby Munro said taking on the role of OCD sufferer Sarah Prentice required a uniquely sensitive approach.

The 82-minute psychological thriller was shot in a single take, aimed at highlighting the overbearing anxiety people with OCD experience. For screening times go to https://tugg.com.au/eight/