TOP 10 MOVIES ON SCHIZOPHRENIA

Top 10 Movies On Schizophrenia

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Top 10 Movies On Schizophrenia

Top 10 Movies On Schizophrenia,Here are the famous movies being made on the various Schizophrenia cases and issues.Following are the Top 10 Movies On Schizophrenia

1.  A BEAUTIFUL MIND

This movie is based on the biography of John Forbes Nash Jr. who was the winner of Nobel Prize in Economics in 1994. He was a brilliant mathematician but his genius and bright life was tainted by various episodes of Paranoid Schizophrenia which interrupted a lot in his brilliant and shining career and was hospitalized. He used to indicate and tell about how he is receiving signals from outer space to get him recruited to save the world. It shows the phases of John’s life when he was diagnosed with Paranoid Schizophrenia and the symptoms of more and more of delusions & hallucinations at the peak time of his career when he was rewarded as the most genius mathematician. But then after facing with the negative sides of Schizophrenia, the positive sides are too well shown and portrayed. We can see the support of his wife & other caretakers for the care & attention they provided to help him recover back and avoid the relapse of the symptoms.

2. THE SNAKE PIT

This movie shows a detailed story or history of a lady when she stayed in a mental institution after the diagnosis of Schizophrenia in her. The story says that she finds herself in a mental institution without her knowledge or memory loss and couldn’t even recognize her husband due to a lot many of delusions. But, when the doctor decides to go to the root cause of her mental illness, then certain flashback events of her life indicates for the contribution to the generation of Schizophrenia symptoms.

3. THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY

This movie depicts the story of a lady who returns back form a mental asylum. It shows the difference in the character and behaviour of her family members after her return from the mental asylum. They never treated her normally and kept considering her more schizophrenic by avoiding natural relations with her, be it her father, husband or brother. The lady had inherited the insanity of Schizophrenia from her mother. She tried a lot to recover and did also, but due to certain immediate events and nonacceptance by her family members of her being normal, the symptoms relapsed and lived the whole remaining life in delusions and hallucinations.

4. BENNY & JOON

In this movie, the love and care provided by a brother (BENNY) to his mentally ill sister (JOON) is shown very nicely. Benny also welcomes a third person (SAM) to stay with them on the request of Joon. Sam is eccentric but entertains Joon while he dreams a job at the video store run by Benny. At some time Benny discovers that Joon and Sam are getting into relationship, so then he kicks out Sam which leads to clash & argument between the brother & sister. Joon then runs away with Sam but then she realizes soon that she needs more support like her brother was providing that Sam cannot provide alone.

5. ANGEL BABY

In this movie it is shown about how one male Schizophrenic patient gets attracted to another female Schizophrenic patient and then the movie shows their feelings of being made for each other. When they move out together they feel that their love is so powerful that they don’t need any sort of medication to continue with. Then the whole story starts with the re occurrence of the Schizophrenic symptoms which were somewhat getting rectified with the medications & therapies they were being provided at the same mental institution they met in.

6. REPULSION

It has the story of a girl who suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). The story begins when that girl is left alone in the flat in which she was staying with her friend and roommate, that she becomes more of fearful and begins to experience frightful hallucinations, her fear gradually transforming into madness or Schizophrenia.

7. ANGELS OF THE UNIVERSE

Angels of the universe is a movie about a young man who gets his decency or normal origin changed or converted to madness or schizophrenia, after he gets cheated or discarded by his girlfriend. After that he becomes too much violent and intolerable that needed to be hospitalized in mental institution. There he meets characters like himself and lives with the provided treatment.

8. CLEAN, SHAVEN

It is a story about a young schizophrenic man who tries desperately to live in the world with whatever terms he has to face in his schizophrenic condition. It shows very intimately and clearly about his schizophrenic state of mind in facing to live a normal life in the present world.

9. AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE

This movie depicts the life of the author from the various stages of life since the childhood. It shows the life after being tortured or troubled by mental and emotional issues in a very poor or needy family. Also, experiences in the young age of numerous tragedies and death of two of the siblings made her very unstable in thoughts and living. The author gets admired for her writing in the mental institution she was admitted to and with that success she was able to move forward with her life.

10. THE SOLOIST

It shows the story of a young journalist whose life has befriended him by making him alone in his married and family life and also gets disappointed and dissatisfied with his job. He then just roams around lonely and discovers a homeless man playing a two stringed violin. Initially he doesn’t thinks about him but as time passes, he becomes known to that person and feels the positive changes he started getting in his life by meeting someone he never thought of.

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TOP 10 MOVIES ON SCHIZOPHRENIA
TOP 10 MOVIES ON SCHIZOPHRENIA

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