France, United States | 2013 | Arnaud Desplechin
Benicio Del Toro and Mathieu Amalric star in the new film from the director of A Christmas Tale and Kings & Queen. Set in post-WWII America, the movie tells of a Blackfoot Indian and war vet (Del Toro), recently returned from France, who suffers from either PTSD or schizophrenia. His case is referred to French-American anthropologist and psychoanalyst Georges Devereau (Amalric), a real-life pioneer in ethno-psychiatry. Devereau puts his patient on the couch and talks and walks him through his life's traumas. A 2013 New York Film Festival selection. "Marvelous…The best and most moving case for psychoanalysis ever dramatized on screen.” –Film Comment.
117 min. In English. Blu-ray. Cleveland premiere.
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