Infinitely Polar Bear


On a scale from 1 to 10 I give it a 7. Truly a fascinating story! Infinitely Polar Bear is the story of a bipolar individual (Mark Ruffalo) who takes over sole responsibility for his two spirited daughters while his wife (Zoe Saldana) attends graduate school in New York.

The 1st time I watched it I was speechless. I decided to watch it again to really tune in to the experience of what its like for a family coping with a mentally ill father. The movie gives a multi-dimensional look into what it feels like to go completely manic only to come crashing down and fall into severe depression. The story takes place in 1960s Boston.

However, I wouldn’t advise watching it while kids are present until you see it first. Aside from the bad language it really gave range into the acting ability of Zoe Saldana. Movies like this are powerful for up and coming actors/actresses because it takes them out of their comfort zone into unknown territory. Mark Ruffalo gave an awesome performance as well! The storyline was very raw and relevant for 21st century mental illness sufferers. Every bipolar experience is different and this one was timeless. I would recommend it for people who suffer from the extreme highs of bipolar disorder. You can watch this one for free at


His power is made perfect in weakness.

2 Corinthians 12:9


Author: Mentally Speaking

Heyy. I'm Kita B. 39. Sagittarius. That probably sums it up lol. I am here to entertain and educate others on Mental Illness through movies I've seen and books I've read. I was diagnosed Bipolar I in 2013. I have a passion for Mental Health. Thanks for checking me out!!

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