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Jimmy P: Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:February 14, 2014
Running time:116 minutes
Cast:Benicio Del Toro, Mathieu Amalric, Gina McKee, Larry Pine, Joseph Cross
Director:Arnaud Desplechin
Producer:Pascal Caucheteux
Writer:Arnaud Desplechin, Kent Jones, Julie Peyr
Distributor:IFC Films

Description: At the end of World War II, Jimmy Picard, a Native American Blackfoot who fought in France, is admitted to Topeka Military Hospital in Kansas - an institution specializing in mental illness. Jimmy suffers from numerous symptoms: dizzy spells, temporary blindness, hearing loss... In the absence of any physiological causes, he is diagnosed as schizophrenic. Nevertheless, the hospital management decides to seek the opinion of Georges Devereux, a French anthropologist, psychoanalyst and specialist in Native American culture.

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