Freud (1962)

Director
John Huston

Main cast
Montgomery Clift; Susannah York; Larry Parks; Susan Kohner; Fernand Ledoux

Genres
Drama

Description
This pseudo-biographical movie depicts 5 years from 1885 on in the life of the Viennan psychologist Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure hysteric patients, because they believe they're just simulating to gain attention. But Freud learns to use hypnosis to find out the reasons for the psychosis. His main patient is a young woman who refuses to drink water and is plagued by a recurring nightmare.


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