Bigger Than Life

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Bigger Than Life

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

Year    :   1956
Slogan    :   «The story of the handful of hope that became a fistful of hell!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox
Director    :   Nicholas Ray
Producers    :   James Mason
Writers    :   James Mason, Richard Maibaum, Richard Maibaum, Cyril Hume, Cyril Hume, Berton Roueché
RunTime    :   95 mins.

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.

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