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A Dangerous Method

R

10 Nov 2011

1 hr 39 min

Drama, Thriller

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Viggo Mortensen and Michael Fassbender star in director David Cronenberg's adaptation of Christopher Hampton's play detailing the deteriorating relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. The year is 1904. Carl Jung (Fassbender), a disciple of Sigmund Freud (Mortensen), is using Freudian techniques to treat Russian-Jewish psychiatric patient Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) at Burgh”lzli Mental Hospital. But the deeper Jung's relationship with Spielrein grows, the further the burgeoning psychiatrist and his highly respected mentor drift apart. As Jung struggles to help his patient overcome some pressing paternal issues, disturbed patient Otto Gross (Vincent Cassel) sets out to test the boundaries of the doctor's professional resolve.

Details

Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 20 wins & 19 nominations.
Budget: $15M

Production

Matthias Zimmermann (Executive Producer)
Thomas Sterchi (Executive Producer)
Karl Spoerri (Executive Producer)
Richard Mansell (Associate Producer)
Stephan Mallmann (Executive Producer)
Marco Mehlitz (Co-Producer · Line Producer)
Peter Watson (Executive Producer)
Martin Katz (Co-Producer)
Tiana Alexandra (Associate Producer)
Jeremy Thomas (Producer)

Writing

(Novel)
(Screenplay)

Acting

Viggo Mortensen (as Sigmund Freud)
Keira Knightley (as Sabina Spielrein)
Michael Fassbender (as Carl Jung)
Vincent Cassel (as Otto Gross)
Sarah Gadon (as Emma Jung)
André Hennicke (as Professor Eugen Bleuler)
Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey (as Sandor Ferenczi)
Katharina Palm (as Martha Freud)
Mignon Remé (as Jung's Secretary)
Mareike Carrière (as Food Nurse)
Franziska Arndt (as Bath Nurse)
Wladimir Matuchin (as Nikolai Spielrein)
André Dietz (as Medical Policeman)
Anna Thalbach (as Bathtub Patient)
Sarah Marecek (as Orchard Nurse)
Björn Geske (as Orderly)
Markus Haase (as Orderly)
Christian Serritiello (as Ship's Officer)
Clemens Giebel (as Ship's Steward)
Theo Meller (as Karl Abraham)
Jost Grix (as Leonhard Seif)
Severin von Hoensbroech (as Johan van Ophuijsen)
Torsten Knippertz (as Ernest Jones)
Dirk S. Greis (as Franz Riklin)
Nina Azizi (as Minna Bernays)
Julie Chevallier (as Anna Freud)
Cynthia Cosima (as Sophie Freud)
Mirko Guckeisen (as Ernst Freud)
Julia Mack (as Mathilde Freud)
Andrea Magro (as Jean Freud)
Aaron Keller (as Oliver Freud)
Nadine Salomon (as Maid at Freud's House)
Naike Jaszczyk (as Agathe Jung)
Sarah Adams (as Gret Jung)

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