Sensitive - The Untold Story
A Film About the Innate Trait of High Sensitivity

Sensitive - The Untold Story - A Film About the Innate Trait of High Sensitivity
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Anonymous picture

At 31 and I am finally getting to know me. I cried at the very little details delivered in this video because it touched my heart that someone out there managed to understand me and tell me why I am who I am. It feels enormously great to know that there are others that others in this world ...Read more

Anonymous picture

Informative documentary. Thank you for making this film and having it available on Kanopy. Helped me to understand myself better and to know that I am not alone.

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Didn't know I could cry for an hour straight. That was beautiful. Thank you!

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Iffah Suraya

I am definitely a HSP. anyways, what's the difference between HSPs and introverts, and autistic people?

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I could barely watch this, because it brought out my sadness, loneliness, and a long life of being misinerpreted, beginning with an emotionally brutal childhood. I kept thinking, I hope I can die soon to end the emotional pain that I feel in relating, and also the sorrow of not being close ...Read more

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What an eye-opening film into HSP. As a fellow HSP, I really resonated with what other HSPs said at the end, that it does take a huge relief off knowing they'e not alone, and that if nurtured properly, can be a huge supplement to living life more fully, as we were intended to. Thank you so ...Read more

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As an HSP, I found the sound editing jarring and the visual editing jumpy. Smoother transitions and music without lyrics while someone is talking would have made a big difference.

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Now I know what is "wrong" with me. I have felt different my whole life, more perceptive, more intuitive, highly empathetic, and just very sad. I wish I could find all of the other people like me. I grew up on the negative spectrum of this. My mother was never present as she was always ...Read more

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I am not HSP ... but I have some friends that I feel are, however, they are not aware of this trait ... I cannot wait to share this movie with them .... I anticipate a life changing moment when they view it. It moved me deeply and made me appreciate the impact that this trait has upon me as ...Read more

KMarie avatar

This is awesome! Finally, an answer to being different and highly sensible to the world. I always thought that there was something wrong with me and that I was misunderstood [and still am misunderstand] by families and friends. Now, everything makes sense to me. Thank you so much.

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Why would you put all these unnecessarily annoying sound effects in a movie about highly sensitive people? I can't even get through it.

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Wow. I didn't know there was a name for how I am. Knowing this will change my life.

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Very good. One critique -Very Euro/White-centric. I would like to see the experiences of HS people of color explored more, as the cultural contours of their daily life lend variation to the way they experience the trait.

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Dear Catrice,
Thank you for your comment. This is being addressed in the sequel - Sensitive And In Love!

Anna avatar

Thank you. From the bottom of my heart....finally, there's an answer. Life changing!!!

Dylan avatar

We all know "highly sensitive" people, and now there is an emerging theory that clearly defines those with this psychological syndrome. This doc helped me understand where I may fall on the spectrum of this trait, and to recognize others in my life that seem to be highly sensitive. The film ...Read more

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I would like to thank the filmmakers and the community of researchers who made this film as well as the huge number of people who backed it on Kickstarter.

Two months ago I had never come across the concept of HSPs and by chance had Elaine Aron's book pop up as a recommendation on ...Read more

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Dear Sam,
Thank you for your detailed comment and kind words. Really appreciate it and so happy you enjoyed the film. The idea of the film was to educate general public about the trait of high sensitivity and also help those with the trait, who perhaps didn't have a word for it, ...Read more

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When we conducted interviews for Sensitive-The Untold Story, all highly sensitive adults said that their parents didn’t understand them when they were growing up. Many sensitive people live their lives misunderstood, struggling with self-esteem issues and sometimes anxiety and depression. ...Read more

Lauren avatar

A really interesting documentary. I don't personally identify as HSP but there are people in my life that do and this helped me to better understand their experiences. I think it would be great for employers and society as a whole to respect and understand Highly Sensitive people so that we ...Read more

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