Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (2006)

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 18mins.
Genres Drama, Period
Keywords 1800s, mental illness, psychological
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Kevin Lombard Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Daniel Paul Schreber Source Material (from journal) 120786 4000005
Allen Weiss Screenplay n/a 120778 4000004
Joey Grossfeld Editor n/a 172 7000001
Don DiNicola Original Music Music 120838 8000001
Don DiNicola Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Lee Harper Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Fred Tietz Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Fred Tietz Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Dominic Taylor Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Lara Milian Actor Sabine Schreber 1 1000004
Joseph Coleman Actor Mortiz Schreber 1 1000003
Robert Cucuzza Actor Dr Emil Flechsig 1 1000002
Julian P. Hobbs Director n/a 2 2000001
Anne Feinsilber Producer n/a 3 3000001
Julian P. Hobbs Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Kevin Lombard Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Jefferson Mays Actor Daniel Paul Schreber 1 1000001
Synopsis
This late 19th Century-set drama based on a true story portrays Daniel Paul Schreber, a distinguished German judge who goes quite mad. His wife commits him to recuperative care in an asylum run by the obsessive Dr Emil Flechsig, but the latter finds his schizophrenic new patient an extremely difficult case. As striking delusions awaken Schreber to an invisible world of possibility, the intense youg man begins his transformation into a woman, putting him further at odds with Dr Flechsig and perhaps condemning him to confinement forever.
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