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Directed by Roberto Berliner
106 min | 2015 | Brazil | Not Rated
Presented in Portuguese with English Subtitles
Presented with Open Captions.
Cast: Julio Adrião, Flavio Bauraqui, Fabrício Boliveira
Based on the true story of Dr. Nise da Silveira (Glória Pires), a once-ridiculed psychiatrist in Rio de Janeiro. Pioneer of the anti-asylum fight, she refused to apply electroshock and lobotomy in the treatment of patients. She introduced patients to occupational therapy after —for some— a lifetime of prescribed isolation; and started a revolution filled with love, inspiration, art and madness.
Winner: 2015 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
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