Nise : The Heart of Madness

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Nise: The Heart of Madness


Nise : The Heart of Madness

Release Date: April 21, 2016

Year    :   2016
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   TvZERO
Director    :   Roberto Berliner
Producers    :   André Horta, Anna Julia Werneck, Rodrigo Letier, François Wolf, Fabian Gamarra, Guilherme Gobbi, Júlia Fávero, Lorena Bondarovsky, Dani Pereira
Writers    :   Patrícia Andrade, Roberto Berliner, Flávia Castro, Maurício Lissovski, Leonardo Rocha, Maria Camargo, Chris Alcazar
RunTime    :   106 mins.

After being released from prison, Dr. Nise da Silveira is back at work in a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro where she refuses to employ the new and violent electroshock in the treatment of schizophrenics. Ridiculed by doctors, she is forced to take on the abandoned Sector for Occupational Therapy, where she would start a revolution through paintings, animals and love.

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