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The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud (1984)

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Young Sigmund Freud discovers the ultimate answer to all his patient's problems - hypnosis. Hilarity ensues.

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Dr. Max Bauer
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Emma Herrmann
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Mama Freud
Ferdy Mayne ...
Herr Herrmann (as Ferdinand Mayne)
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The Ultimate Patient
Nikola Simic ...
Papa Freud
Rade Markovic ...
Dr. Schtupmann
Stevo Zigon ...
Professor Eberhardt
Borivoje Stojanovic ...
Professor von Schmertz (as Bora Stojanovic)
Janez Vrhovec ...
Professor Gruber
Frankie LaPlaca ...
Young Siggy
Bisera Veletanlic ...
Frau Kuppermann
Predrag Ejdus ...
Red-nosed Student
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Young Sigmund Freud discovers the ultimate answer to all his patient's problems - hypnosis. Hilarity ensues.

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story of how Sigmund Freud MAY have gotten his start
2 April 2014 | by (southwest US) – See all my reviews

Imagine my surprise when I saw that Carol Kane was born in Cleveland ! She always plays the wacky, offbeat characters (Taxi, Scrooged, and so many more) with a foreign accent. "Freud" has a similar timing to Blazing Saddles, but with weaker jokes, and relatively unknown actors. Turns out that Greene, the director, was nominated for Oscars in editing... for Blazing Saddles, and MASH ! This was the only film Greene directed, and after watching this, we know why. The jokes and the story move V-E-R-Y slowly. Our star, Bud Cort, (from Harold & Maude) is Freud, and we observe his awkward interactions with everyone as he grows up. Cadavers, family, professors, friends. He realizes he is not cut out to be a medical doctor, and stumbles into psychiatry.

Some funny jokes here and there, and lots of sight gags and plays-on-words. A huge member on a horse, just a couple minutes in, and the nun (Kane) with a megaphone. Chimney sweep jokes. Dick Shawn in some over the top characters... many connections to Mel Brooks here. It gets better as it goes along, fun to watch on a Saturday afternoon. It needed Madeline Kahn or some other big names to zing it up. Caught this one on fox movie channel.


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