Keyword: mental illness


The Machinist (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 10/21/2004
Trevor Reznik, a quiet and reserved loner who works as a machinist, is wasting away from lack of food and sleep deprivation leaving him gaunt and fatigued. After a year of suffering from severe insomnia, he is involved in an accident at the workplace that leaves a co-worker seriously injured. What follows is a dark descent into paranoia, as Trevor's downward spiral leaves him obsessed with finding...
Magic, Magic

Magic, Magic (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 08/27/2013
In a foreign country, far from home, Alicia arrives in South America to vacation with her cousin, Sarah. When Sarah is suddenly called away, Alicia is stuck on a remote island off Chile with three of Sarah's friends, including Barbara and Brink, an American exchange student with a sadistic streak. Bewildered, frightened, and unable to sleep, Alicia's reality becomes a nightmare from which there is...

Maladies (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
An unstable former soap opera star in 1960s New York tries to restart his floundering creative career. Hoping to find clarity and new purpose as a writer, he holes up with his eccentric sister at the seaside home of their best friend. But as he disappears further into his own mind, reality begins to slip through his grasp.

The Man Beyond the Bridge (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/29/2008
In Goa's Western Ghats in India, Vinayak is a forest ranger. His wife has died, leaving him alone as he patrols vast areas of protected landscape. One day, he finds a madwoman cowering behind his house. He offers her shelter, and a tentative relationship begins to form. Each night he leaves out food for her, and each night she returns to eat and sleep in his yard. Ignoring the gossip of the nearby...

Manhattan, Kansas (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/27/2006
A first-person documentary feature told from the POV of a daughter coping with her mentally unstable mother. It delves into the complicated ways people care for one another, and offers insight into the mind of a parent struggling for physical and emotional survival, and the effects this has on those who love her.
Dir: Tara Wray
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Mania Days (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
Marie Krøyer

Marie Krøyer (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/26/2012
Marie Krøyer was married to the celebrated 19th century Danish painter P.S. Krøyer. She has artistic aspirations of her own but she struggles to maintain an identity of her own while trying to cope with Krøyer's mental illness becoming increasingly erratic. She begins to look outside of her marriage for affirmation and autonomy as their dream of sharing a life together as artists turns into...

Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 12/14/2006
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...

Mental (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 03/28/2013
The Moochmore girls are certain they suffer from some kind of undiagnosed neurotic mental issue - because after all, if they're not crazy then they're just unpopular. Unable to cope with her peculiar daughters and her unsupportive, philandering husband Barry, Shirley has a breakdown, living in the world of the Family Von Trapp and singing the songs from "The Sound of Music." When her delusions...

Mental (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/29/2008
Captures the daily life of the patients, doctors, employees, volunteers and helpers of an outpatient mental health clinic in Japan.

Missionary (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/30/2014
Katherine is a single mom to son Kesley who is desperate to make the school football team. When two Mormon missionaries, Elders Brock and Whitehall visit her home while she and Kesley are practicing football, they offer to help prepare him for the tryouts. Elder Brock begins spending a good deal of time with them and Katherine soon realizes she has a strong attraction to him, and eventually, they...

Mondays With William (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
William Laga is a schizophrenic artist whose life of homelessness and despair was turned around when he was "discovered" by gallery owner Marcelle Danan. But will her support of his talent and his newfound celebrity status prevail or will William's illness return him to obscurity?

Mother (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011
Filmmaker Vorakorn Ruetaivanichkul's mother suffers from severe mental and physical problems and is often hospitalized. Here, through documenting her condition, the 23-year-old director attempts to support her and understand her struggles.