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.
|Domestic Releases:||April 28th, 2017 (Limited) by Strand, released as Nise: The Heart of Madness|
|MPAA Rating:||Not Rated|
|Running Time:||109 minutes|
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|Keywords:||Mental Illness, Mental Hospital, Doctors, Experimental Treatments, Brazil, 1940s|
|Source:||Based on Real Life Events|
|Production Method:||Live Action|