About the film
husband wife relationship drug addiction paranoia hallucination family relationships hospital mental illness schoolteacher cortisone verbal abuse family life father son relationship personality change mood swing
Bigger Than Life
Release Date: August 02, 1956
|Slogan||:||«The story of the handful of hope that became a fistful of hell!»|
|Production Companies||:||20th Century Fox|
|Writers||:||James Mason, Richard Maibaum, Richard Maibaum, Cyril Hume, Cyril Hume, Berton Roueché|
When a friendly, successful suburban teacher and father is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug, resulting in his transformation into a psychotic and ultimately violent household despot.