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Model Childhood


When Tim Mercier’s career, relationships and finally mind breaks down, he must face a dreadful fact about his past. Model Childhood is a harrowing, redemptive, sometimes funny, part-animated first person documentary following Tim’s journey back from the brink of oblivion as a survivor of a childhood sexual assault and through the act of film-storytelling strive to build a happier healthier future.

Model Childhood is an eccentric and ‘in your face’ part animated autobiographical documentary following a filmmaker’s redemptive journey back from the brink of creative and mental oblivion to a healthier future as a survivor of a childhood sexual trauma.

Director filmography: Keeping Mum (2017), Waxwing (2013), Auto da Fe (1999), The Rope Trick (1997), The Gift (1996), Monsters (1994)

  • Director Tim Mercier
  • Country UK
  • Year 2018
  • Duration 19m


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