Nise: The Heart of Madness (Nise: O Coração da Loucura) | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

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

Rated NR 109 min. 2017

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.

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Official Site: www.nisetheheartofmadness.com

Director: Roberto Berliner

Writer: Flávia Castro

Cast: Julio Adrião, Flavio Bauraqui and Fabrício Boliveira

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