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Christopher Eccleston in film about dementia

Aardman Animation, the company behind Wallace and Gromit, have made a film with actor Christopher Eccleston tackling misconceptions about dementia.

The online film, made for Alzheimer’s Research UK, uses uses an orange to demonstrate how dementia physically attacks the brain.

Eccleston, whose father had the condition, said he hoped it would “fight the misunderstanding and fatalism that surrounds dementia”.

BBC (2016) Christopher Eccleston in Aardman Animations’ dementia film. Available at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-35337554

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Orange_Fruit_Close-up.jpg