37 movies

Persona

March 6, 1967

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually confesses her secrets to a seemingly sympathetic Elisabeth and finds that her own personality is being submerged into Elisabeth's persona.

Hellraiser: Hellseeker

October 15, 2002

Kirsty Cotten is now all grown up and married. Her memory of the events that took place back at her parent's home and the mental institution have dimmed, but she is still traumatized. A fatal car crash kills Kirsty. Now, her husband finds himself in a strange world full of sexy women, greed and murder, making him believe that he is in hell.

Barefoot

April 4, 2005

A hedonistic bachelor, falls for an escaped mental patient. Til Schweiger comes up with a slickly-made off-the-wall romantic comedy drama "Barfuss" (Barefoot), his first solo directing effort in nearly a decade. Punchy, anti-establishment tone, with Schweiger playing a hedonistic bachelor - he is his rich family's black sheep - who falls for a suicidal mental patient (Johanna Wokalek). An offbeat, strangely tender love story develops as Nick struggles with responsibility for the first time in his life.

Madhouse

February 22, 2005

A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.

Berlin Calling

March 1, 2009

A man tours clubs around the globe with his manager and girlfriend. On the eve of their largest album release he is admitted to a psychiatric clinic after overdosing at a gig.

Retribution

October 1, 1987

A Manic depressive artist survives a suicidal fall only to be possessed by a murdered gangster, who uses the artist to seek vengeance on those that ended his life.

Now, Voyager

October 31, 1942

A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.

They Might Be Giants

June 9, 1971

Every hero has a weakness, and Sherlock Holmes' weakness was Moriarty. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solve mysteries and search for Moriarty in 1970s New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist fascinated by his case is almost beside the point.

Man Facing Southeast

September 9, 1986

A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is himself unhappy, and affected by the patient's insight. But he is ordered to treat the patient according to institutional procedure.

Jimmy P.

February 14, 2014

Adapted from the 1951 non-fiction account by psychoanalyst Georges Devereux, “Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian,” the film follows the true story of Picard (Del Toro), a Plains Indian of the Blackfeet nation, as he returns from WWII and begins experiencing unexplainable symptoms shortly thereafter. He travels to the famous Winter Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, where he meets Devereux (Amalric), thus beginning a professional and personal friendship guided by compassion and understanding of Native American culture.

Family Life

October 3, 1972

A 19 years old London girl received agressive psychiatric treatments for her schizophrenic behaviour by a doctor who still wants her family to insure the guard of the child without any regards to the facts that it is this family who's agravating her situation.

Bolden

May 3, 2019

A mythical account of the life of Buddy Bolden, the first Cornet King of New Orleans.

Without Consent

October 16, 1994

After being sent to an abusive psychiatric facility by her well-meaning parents, a rebellious teenager must fight for her release.

Bittersweet Memories

December 17, 2004

1952, Quebec -- Alys Robi, chanteuse au sommet de sa popularité et reconnue mondialement, est internée, malgré elle, par son père. Les autorités médicales lui prescrivent le seul remède pour une guérison possible: la lobotomie. Sous les lumières aveuglantes de la salle d'opération, Alys voit ses 28 ans de vie défiler sous ses yeux. À cinq ans, Alice Robitaille fait déjà fureur à Québec, sa ville natale. À 13 ans, elle part seule pour conquérir la grande ville, Montréal, sous le nom d'Alys Robi. Elle travaille d'abord au théatre National avec "La Poune" qui la prend sous son aile puis se joint à la troupe de Jean Grimaldi. Elle y rencontre Olivier Guimond, son premier grand amour. Ambitieuse, elle le quitte pour vivre une relation professionnelle et amoureuse avec Lucio Asgotini qui finira par lui briser le coeur.

Psychiatry in Russia

January 1, 1955

In 1955, Albert Maysles traveled by motorcycle throughout Russia. During this trip, he shot what was to become his first film, 'Psychiatry in Russia', an unprecedented view into Soviet mental healthcare. Originally televised by the David Garroway Show on NBC-TV in 1956.

Tengoku de Kimi ni Aetara

September 24, 2009

Nonoue Junichi is a psychiatrist working in the counseling room of a cancer treatment center by the beach. While tending to the patients, part of his job involves taking dictation from them when they want to send a letter to a loved one.

After Darkness

February 1, 1985

To salve his guilty conscience an elder brother removes his disturbed younger sibling from a mental institution after a suicide attempt and tries to bring him back to mental competency through one on one contact. Free of the institution he continues to be haunted by dreams of a lost twin and chants the eerie phrase "Do I stand before the king?" It is the elder brother that seems doomed to lose himself in his brother's insanity.

Whispers

December 7, 1990

A woman is stalked by a psychotic killer.

"Through rare historical and contemporary footage and interviews with more than 160 doctors, attorneys, educators, survivors and experts on the mental health industry and its abuses, this riveting documentary blazes the bright light of truth on the brutal pseudoscience and the multi-billion dollar fraud that is psychiatry" - The Citizens Commission on Human Rights

Anti-Clock

January 1, 1979

A complex and fascinating experimental exploration of time and identity. ‘Anti-Clock is a film of authentic, startling originality. Brilliantly mixing cinema and video techniques, Arden and Bond have created a movie that captures the anxiety and sense of danger that has infiltrated the consciousness of so many people in western society.

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