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Dangerous Method
Artist: Fassbender, Michael
UPC: 00043396395039
Studio: Sony Pictures
Genre: Drama
Screen: Wide screen
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Product Type: DVD
Released: May 2013
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Annotation: "On the eve of World War I, Zurich and Vienna are the setting for a dark tale of sexual and intellectual discovery. Drawn from true-life events, A DANGEROUS METHOD explores the turbulent relationships between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung, his mentor Sigmund Freud and Sabina Spielrein, the beautiful but disturbed young woman who comes between them. Sensuality, ambition and deceit set the scene for the pivotal moment when Jung, Freud and Sabina come together and split apart, forever changing the face of modern thought."
Additional Information
Rating: R
Runtime: 99 mins
Weight: 0.25 lbs
Info: Color, Closed Captioned, Widescreen, Soundtrack English, English Subtitles
Detailed Product Description: Video
In Print Date : 2012-03-27
Run Time : 5940
Recording Mode : (unknown)
Noise Reduction : (unknown)
Digital Process : (unknown)
Feature : Color
In Print Date : 2012-03-27
Rating : R (MPAA)
Category : Dramas, Psychodrama, Doctors, Mental Illness, Therapy
Original Release Year : 2011
Released By : Sony Pictures Home
Area : Canada
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Director:David Cronenberg Canadian Director/Screenwriter, THE FLY (1986)
Screenwriter:Christopher Hampton Screenwriter/Playwright
Source Writer:Christopher Hampton Screenwriter/Playwright
Composer:Howard Shore
Music Arranger:Howard Shore
Director of Photography:Peter Suschitzky British Director Of Photography
Source Writer:John Kerr Book Author
Co-Star:Mareike Carriere
Star:Viggo Mortensen American Actor
Co-Star:Andre Hennicke Star, ANTIBODIES (2007)
Star:Vincent Cassel Actor/"Hate"
Co-Star:Anna Thalbach ACTRESS"MESMER"
Co-Star:Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey
Star:Sarah Gadon Canadian actor: WHAT GIRLS LEARN/MY DAD THE ROCK STAR
Star:Keira Knightley Actress, ATONEMENT, BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM (2002)
Star:Michael Fassbender German actor, HUNGER
Co-Star:Katharina Palm
Co-Star:Mignon Reme
Co-Star:Franziska Arndt
Co-Star:Wladimir Matuchin
Co-Star:Andre Dietz
Co-Star:Sarah Marecek
Co-Star:Bjorn Geske
Co-Star:Markus Haase
Co-Star:Christian Serritiello
Co-Star:Clemens Giebel
Co-Star:Theo Meller
Co-Star:Jost Grix
Co-Star:Severin vonHoensbroech
Co-Star:Torsten Knippertz
Co-Star:Dirk S. Greis
Co-Star:Nina Azizi
Co-Star:Julie Chevallier
Co-Star:Cynthia Cosima
Co-Star:Mirko Guckeisen
Co-Star:Julia Mack
Co-Star:Andrea Magro
Co-Star:Aaron Keller
Co-Star:Nadine Salomon
Co-Star:Naike Jaszczyk
Co-Star:Sarah Adams
Synopsis: Viggo Mortensen and Michael Fassbender star in director David Cronenberg's adaptation of Christopher Hampton's play detailing the deteriorating relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. The year is 1904. Carl Jung (Fassbender), a disciple of Sigmund Freud (Mortensen), is using Freudian techniques to treat Russian-Jewish psychiatric patient Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) at Burghölzli Mental Hospital. But the deeper Jung's relationship with Spielrein grows, the further the burgeoning psychiatrist and his highly respected mentor drift apart. As Jung struggles to help his patient overcome some pressing paternal issues, disturbed patient Otto Gross (Vincent Cassel) sets out to test the boundaries of the doctor's professional resolve. A DANGEROUS METHOD screened at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.
Release Note: DVD Features: Region 1 Note: Commentary with director David Cronenberg The making of a Dangerous Method AFI's Harold Lloyd master seminar with David Cronenberg Widescreen - 1.85 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English Subtitles - Spanish
Review: -
"The dialogue is constantly confronting, articulate and stimulating, the intellectual exchanges piercing at times. Cronenberg's direction is at one with the writer's diamond-hard rigor..."
Review: -09/09/2011
"Mr. Fassbender is entirely persuasive...and Mr. Mortensen is intriguingly nuanced."
Review: -09/06/2011
3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he flick is a view of our perpetually nascent relationship to medicine, and particularly the study of consiousness....Michael Fassbender is reliably great..."
Review: -11/23/2011
"[I]t is talk -- smart, satisfying and sometimes even thrilling -- that is at the heart of A DANGEROUS METHOD....The confident directing style of David is essential in making this kind of intellectually stimulating cinema look easy."
Review: -11/23/2011
"[A] subtle and intellectually thrilling true story..."
Review: -11/22/2011
"[T]he exchanges between Fassbender’s Jung and Mortensen’s Freud are the movie’s greatest pleasures."
Review: -11/22/2011
"Mortensen, cast against type, particularly excels in the part."
Review: -12/14/2011
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A]bsorbing....Mortensen's performance is masterful in the way it shows Freud as a contained, analytical logician..."
Review: -12/09/2011
"Fassbender emits a real erotic charge....The movie is a sturdily constructed triangle of desires." -- Grade: A-
Review: -12/08/2011
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Leave it to Cronenberg to make the cerebral sizzle....The actors give it their all, especially Knightley..."
Review: -12/16/2011
3 stars out of 4 -- "[I]ts very restraint makes A DANGEROUS METHOD perhaps Cronenberg's most transgressive movie yet, one in which ideas - rather than their fetishistic signifiers - possess more energy and verve than the most calculated shock effect."
Review: -04/01/2012
3 stars out of 5 -- "Viggo Mortensen delivers another charismatic big man as Freud..."
Review: -03/01/2012
4 stars out of 5 -- "It's a torrid love triangle, but one where the players are articulate about their own impulses....It's all the better for its restraint."