About the film
Monkeys Like Becky
Release Date: January 01, 1999
|Production Companies||:||Els Quatre Gats Audiovisuals S.L.|
|Director||:||Joaquim Jordà, Núria Villazán|
|Writers||:||Joaquim Jordà, Núria Villazán|
The first part of this documentary deals with the Portuguese neurologist António Egas Moniz, Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1949, one of the first surgeons to apply the technique called lobotomy for the treatment of schizophrenia. The second part deals with the everyday life of people with schizophrenia today: behavior and relationships, and treatment for the disease.