The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment. Written by
Impulsive. Irresponsible. Irresistible.
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Did You Know?
To prepare for the film, Richard Gere
, Mike Figgis
and Eric Roth
did a tremendous amount of research and studying on manic depression (now called bipolar disorder). Gere met with several people who have the disorder to gain insight and knowledge on what to accurately portray. See more
When Dr. Bowen and Mr. Jones are traveling in the car down the highway after the hearing to the pier, they pass the same building and sign twice. See more
Give me this. This first day, I work for free.
I give it to you, its a gift. Second day, you pay me for two days.
Third day, I have your job.
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