War’s Secret Shame – Shell Shock
UK ｜ 2021 ｜ Color ｜ 51min
About the documentary
Heroes who survived World War I were displaying symptoms of an unrecognizable disease—muteness, light sensitivity, and tremors with no obvious cause. It took a century for people to recognize this as “PTSD.” Experts who analyzed the interviews all arrived at one conclusion: the wounds inflicted by wars are unimaginably painful and might remain unhealed for a lifetime.