Dementia awareness video

#sharetheorange

The makers of the Wallace and Gromit stories have recruited actor Christopher Eccleston for a film that tackles misconceptions about dementia.

Bristol’s Aardman Animation’s online film uses uses an orange to show how dementia physically attacks the brain.

Eccleston, 51, whose father had the condition, said he hoped it would “fight the misunderstanding and fatalism that surrounds dementia”.

The film was made for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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