Schizophrenia movies?!?

Daniel Edgcumbe dpe23 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Nov 16 04:48:34 EST 2002


A Beautiful Mind

"Lance Sherman" <lancesherman at insightBB.com> wrote in message
news:%OPA9.28930$QZ.5739 at sccrnsc02...
> 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 teoth.fsnet.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:3dd2b942.861068 at news.btopenworld.com...
> > On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 17:07:18 -0000, "Jack" <d.kelly at NO.ucl.ac.uk.SPAM>
> > 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
> what
> > >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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