Are There Any Movies About Schizophrenia?

Q:
Are there any movies about schizophrenia?

A:
YES, there are a lot of movies on this topic.

Movies about schizophrenia and other mental illness provide exposure to the public about the realities of mental illness. Usually the director tries to recreate the mental experiences of the sufferer – to take us inside of all the horrors of the disease.

The following are some films on the topic worth watching:

  • The Snake Pit (1948)
  • Lilith (1964)
  • Benny and Joon (1993)
  • The Fisher King (1991)
  • Shutter Island (2010)
  • Pi (1998)
  • The Soloist (2009)
  • Angel Baby (1995)
  • Revolution # 9 (2001)
  • Through A Glass Darkly (1961)
  • Clean, Shaven (1994)
  • Spider (2002)
  • Images (1972)
  • Donnie Darko (2001)
  • Repulsion (1965)

These films are only part of the total on such topic. By exposing the life of these people, they help reduce the long-lasting, strong stigma surrounding these disorders.

 

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