About

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 pl...

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Directed by

John Huston

Written by

Wolfgang Reinhardt (Screenplay)
Charles Kaufman (Screenplay)

Runtime

120 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

biography historical figure

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Score - Substantially Original Jerry Goldsmith