A Dangerous Method

A Dangerous Method
  • 2011
  • UK / Germany / Canada / Switzerland
  • 1h 39min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Cronenberg
  • Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Vincent Cassel
  • UK release: 10 February 2012

Cronenberg’s investigation of psychoanalysis, seen through the relationship between the two main proponents, Freud (Mortensen) and Jung (Fassbender) makes for a fascinating insight into a moment in history when the world of thought, and the way that we think about ourselves, was being fundamentally reshaped.

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A Dangerous Method

27 Jan 20124 stars

Cronenberg's cerebral study of psychoanalysis, starring Viggo Mortensen and Michael Fassbender

(15) 99min David Cronenberg’s new film is a change of pace for the seldom gore-shy director of The Fly and A History of Violence, being a talky period drama about the birth of psychoanalysis in the early 20th century. But while the body-horror auteur’s…

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