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A Dangerous Method (2-Sep-2011)

Director: David Cronenberg

Writer: Christopher Hampton

From a play: The Talking Cure by Christopher Hampton

Based on a book: A Most Dangerous Method by John Kerr

Keywords: Drama, Psychiatry, Spanking

Psychological thriller dramatizes Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud's hand in the birth of modern psychoanalysis.

Sabrina Spielrein, a young European woman suffering from "hysteria", arrives at Burgholzli, the University of Zurich's psychiatric hospital, to begin a course of treatment with an up-and-coming Swiss doctor by the name of Carl Jung. From there, viewers are subjected to a graphic portrayal of Jung's controversial tactics as the patient and married doctor generally become lovers, depicting a dramatized account of how Jung came to take his place as a controversial father of modern psychoanalysis.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Vincent Cassel
23-Nov-1966   Irréversible
Michael Fassbender
2-Apr-1977   Centurion
Keira Knightley
26-Mar-1985   Bend It Like Beckham
Viggo Mortensen
20-Oct-1958   Aragorn in Lord of the Rings


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