Schizophrenia movies?!?

Lance Sherman lancesherman at
Thu Nov 14 11:03:07 EST 2002

Whoa, what an inspired troll!.  Reel me in, I'm qualified.

Here are some top-of-the-head thoughts from a movie loving, certified
schizo, undifferentiated type.

Twelve Monkeys? ----can't really agree wholeheartedly, tho u might try the
original, Le Jetee.

Repulsion - ca 1960, Polansky

Mullholland Drive

Blue Velvet

Naked Lunch

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

"James Teo" <james at> wrote in message
news:3dd2b942.861068 at
> On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 17:07:18 -0000, "Jack" <d.kelly at>
> wrote:
> >Does anyone know of any films which attempt bring schizophrenia to the
> >screen?  I know there are some talking-heads documentaries out there but
> >what I really want is a film which gives the audience an impression of
> >it's like to have schizophrenia.  I want a film which creates, as well as
> >possible, the impression of *being* schizophrenic in the mind of the
> >audience.
> >
> IMHO (since I am not schizophrenic and wouldn't know what it feels
> like) the best mainstream one I've found so far is Twelve Monkeys.
> Not very realistic, but good fun anyway is Fight Club.

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