Nise: The Heart of Madness (Nise: O Coração da Loucura)

1940's, Brazil- Dr. Nise da Silveira is at work in a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro and refuses to employ the new and violent electroshock for the treatment of schizophrenics. Ridiculed by doctors, she is forced to take the abandoned Sector for Occupational Therapy, where she starts a revolution through paints, dogs and love.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

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Director:

  • Roberto Berliner

Cast:

  • Julio Adrião
  • Flavio Bauraqui
  • Fabrício Boliveira

Writer:

  • Flávia Castro

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