Private Lives

The dozen documentaries in Greenstone’s Private Lives strand take a sympathetic look at a wide range of health and other personal issues.

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Baby Charlotte

Baby Charlotte is a timely and intimate illustration of the meningitis debate. Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman had all four limbs amputated aged 6 months. This is her story.

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Big

Walk a mile in the shoes of some of the most obese people in New Zealand…

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Big Breasted Women

What it’s like in a world where you don’t fit.

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Bodybuilders

Welcome to the world of bodybuilding, a world of pain and sacrifice.

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Born to be Big

Seriously overweight children are becoming a worldwide problem. What’s going wrong?

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Charlotte: A Life without Limbs

The documentary follows Charlotte Cleverly-Bisman and her parents to America, to ‘Camp No Limits’.

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Charlotte: My Story

Charlotte My Story…..an eight year old girl…a story of courage, determination and spirit….

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Giants

What it’s like in a world where you don’t fit.

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Gifted Children

Having extraordinary natural abilities can be a mixed blessing for children.

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Legless

Stories of four people with no legs but loads of attitude.

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Little People

An insight into the lives of “little people”

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Should I Live Should I Die

Should I Live, Should I Die (aka The Woman who set fire to herself) traces the lives of two courageous women battling with borderline personality disorder.

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Still Big

At 259kgs Miranda Gray-Taufa is so obese she has to rely on family to travel, bathe, dress and go to the bathroom…

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The Hardest Decision

Women talk about the anguish of deciding whether or not to terminate their pregnancies.

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Three's Company

When kids come in threes it can mean chaos – and a lifetime of fun and confusion

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Too Big

Miranda and Sharon, two large women who inspired viewers with their determination in the original documentary BIG….,

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Yellow for Hermaphrodite: Mani's Story

The harrowing but eventually uplifting story of Mani who is neither man nor woman.