The true and controversial story of Ruth, a junior doctor who has begun to hear a male voice telling her to kill herself. Suspended from her job, she turns to clinical psychologist Dr Rufus May who has a reputation for his unconventional approach to treating people with severe mental health problems. The film folows Ruth's unorthodox journey with Rufus as she strives to combat the voice and regain her job.
Rufus himself was diagnosed with acute schizophrenia when he was 18 and belives there is no such condition
BAFTA ward-winning director Leo Regan takes a challenging look at how society deals with mental illness, using an innovative mix of contemporaneous documentary footage and dramatised scenes. The part of ruth is played by an actress.