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Nise: The Heart of Madness (2016)

04/21/2016 (BR) Drama 1h 46m


After being released from prison, Dr. Nise da Silveira is back at work in a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Rio de Janeirom where she refuses to employ the new and violent electroshock in the treatment of schizophrenics. Ridiculed by doctors, she is forced to take on the abandoned Sector for Occupational Therapy, where she would start a revolution through paintings, animals and love.

  1. Roberto Berliner

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Chris Alcazar


  3. Leonardo Rocha


  4. Patrícia Andrade


  5. Flávia Castro


  6. Maria Camargo


  7. Maurício Lissovski


Top Billed Cast

  1. Glória Pires

    Glória Pires

    Nise da Silveira

  2. Júlio Adrião

    Júlio Adrião

    Carlos Pertuis

  3. Claudio Jaborandy

    Claudio Jaborandy

    Emygdio de Barros

  4. Fabrício Boliveira

    Fabrício Boliveira

    Fernando Diniz

  5. Roberta Rodrigues

    Roberta Rodrigues


  6. Flávio Bauraqui

    Flávio Bauraqui

    Otávio Inácio

  7. Fernando Eiras

    Fernando Eiras

    Mário Magalhães

  8. Charles Fricks

    Charles Fricks

    Mário Pedrosa

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Original Title Nise: O Coração da Loucura

Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

Budget -

Revenue -


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