Keyword: mental illness


The Paranoids (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 01/21/2010
Thirty-something Luciano Gauna is odd. A failing screenwriter in Buenos Aires, Luciano lives in an almost intense state of paranoia, afraid of everything from STDs to even his doorman. When his childhood friend Manuel, a very successful TV producer, returns from Madrid with his stunning new girlfriend Sofia, his world is thrown into a near desperate funk. He discovers that Manuel has...
Paris Countdown

Paris Countdown (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
Milan and Victor are best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub. Unable to repay their debts, they are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. When this leads to them being tortured by police, they rat out their psychotic liaison in order to get their freedom, but this get the psycho as six-year prison term. Over the six years, Milan and Victor apart, but when the man is released, their...

Patrick's Day (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 01/19/2015
Patrick is a warm, open, twenty-six year old virgin schizophrenic. Pills and his mother's protection mean he is no threat to himself or anyone else, that is, until he falls in love. The object of his desire, Karen, a suicidal flight attendant, has no idea the intimacy she shares with Patrick might reintroduce her to living. Patrick's obsessive mother Maura does not realize her own misguided love...

Penance (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 270 minutes Release date: 10/30/2014
A mysterious stranger approaches a group of young friends on a sleepy small town playground, then kidnaps and brutally murders one of the girls. Wracked with grief, the victim's unhinged mother Asako demands that the shaken survivors identify the killer or face a penance of her choosing. Growing up in the shadow of this tragic debt, each of the four girls cultivates a warped survival mechanism -...

People Say I'm Crazy (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 04/29/2004
An autobiographical documentary that records several years in the life of John Cadigan, a young man who, he says, experienced his first psychotic break with reality as a 21-year-old art student at Carnegie Mellon. Diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1992, Cadigan began to document his personal struggle with the disease, the futility of various medical treatments and how he eventually learned...
Dir: Katie Cadigan
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Phobia (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Jonathan MacKinlay is a man trapped inside his home by his own mind. Suffering from agoraphobia, caused by a car accident that took his wife's life; his existence has been reduced to a monotonous repetition of identical days. As his dread and self-loathing escalate, an onslaught of gruesome visions and twisted, waking nightmares begins to gnaw away at his last shred of sanity. Are these ghastly...

Pi (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 07/09/1998
A mathmetician, Max Cohen, is on the verge of decoding the numerical pattern beneath the ultimate system of ordered chaos--the stock market. However, as he works, he is being pursued by an aggressive Wall Street firm set on stealing the code in order to dominate the financial landscape. Also in the hunt for Max's secrets are a Kabbalah sect intent on unlocking the secrets behind their ancient holy...

Piranha (1971)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/29/1971
Two photographers have gone into the Amazon to take pictures of the wildlife. While there, they come across a deranged hunter who makes them his prey. On the run from the crazed man, the photographers eventually find themselves forced to cross a river that is filled with deadly piranha.

Princess (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 09/09/2010
Focuses on a woman who is judged to be sick by society but heals and brings joy to others around her by force of her presence and personality. The most famous patient of Kellokoski Mental Hospital, Anna Lappalainen is diagnosed as a manic depressive with symptoms of schizophrenia. When brought to the hospital, she claimed to be a princess and did not want to be addressed by her own name. Her...

The Proposition (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 05/04/2006
Charlie Burns is a renegade living in the lawless frontier who, along with his two brothers Mikey and Arthur, is wanted for rape and murder. When local law enforcer Captain Stanley captures Charlie and Mikey, he offers Charlie a bleak choice in an attempt to end the brutality that surrounds them: the only way to save his younger brother Mikey from the gallows is to track down and kill Arthur, his...