In his Brockville apartment, with his morning routine over and nowhere to go, Michael returns to his bed and lies there for awhile with the radio on.
When his thoughts wander into uncomfortable territory, he stares out the window, counting birds on a telephone wire, and forces his mind to go blank.
He lives in an apartment near the Brockville Mental Health Centre and must comply with strict rules imposed by the Ontario Review Board, including staying on anti-psychotic medication.
Michael Stewart wakes alone in his room on the second floor of an old brick row house near the psychiatric hospital.
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The victim, a 51-year-old nurse with a husband and four grown children, was no stranger to him. At the time, he was in a severe psychotic state, operating in a false world created by delusions and hallucinations that had haunted him for years.For more than a decade, they have dealt with it quietly, but now they are speaking out for the first time.Michael Stewart’s life in a forensic treatment unit at Brockville Mental Health Centre is chronicled in , a new documentary by Emmy-award winning Toronto filmmaker John Kastner, which premiers at Hot Docs on April 27.He would be found not criminally responsible for his mother’s death, a verdict that means he is legally blameless. With June dead and Michael in a psychiatric hospital, the remaining Stewarts — father David, his son Peter, and twins John and Rebecca — faced a devastating situation.How does a family learn to live with a loss of such magnitude while occupying conflicting roles: husband, daughter and sons of the victim, and also father, sister and brothers of the killer?
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