An investigative reporter Nellie Bly, who’s on a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum, and feigns mental illness in order to be institutionalized to report from the inside. The movie is an account of actual events surrounding Nellie’s stay beginning after she has undergone treatment, leaving her with no recollection of how she came to the asylum or her real identity.

  1. Karen Moncrieff


  2. Helen Childress


Top Billed Cast

  1. Christina Ricci

    Christina Ricci

    Nellie Bly

  2. Judith Light

    Judith Light

    Matron Grady

  3. Joshua Bowman

    Joshua Bowman

    Dr. Josiah

  4. Anja Savcic

    Anja Savcic


  5. Nikki Duval

    Nikki Duval

    Nurse Fenton

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Atrapada en el Manicomio La Historia de Nellie Bly
Atrapada en el Manicomio La Historia de Nellie Bly


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  • January 6, 2019


Original Language English

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