Man convicted for confining mentally ill son in cage

National / Crime & Legal Jun 27, 2018

Man convicted for confining mentally ill son in cage

A 73-year-old man received a suspended sentence Wednesday for illegally confining his mentally ill son in a wooden cage for years at their home in the city of Sanda, Hyogo Prefecture. The Kobe District Court sentenced Yoshitane Yamasaki to 18 months in prison, suspended for ...

Let's be 'Frank' about mental illness and music

Film Oct 8, 2014

Let's be 'Frank' about mental illness and music

by Giovanni Fazio

Imagine a band where the singer is so painfully shy and awkward that he must wear a giant papier-mache puppet head — not only on stage, but pretty much all the time. That's the premise of "Frank," starring Michael Fassbender under the mask; a ...