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Waking Madison (2010)

R  |   |  Drama  |  2010 (USA)
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A woman suffering from multiple personality disorder tries to piece back together her life.

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In New Orleans, Madison Walker suffers from dissociative identity disorder (DID) and tries to commit suicide. She is treated together with other patients by the psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Barnes. Madison has an estranged mother, who is a religious fanatic woman, and her father was neglectful with her when she was younger. When Madison leaves the psychiatric hospital, she goes to her old apartment. Then she decides to lock herself in the apartment for thirty day expecting to find why she is so messed up since she has neither friend not a job. On the 30th day, Madison makes an important discovery about Dr. Barnes and her patients. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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In the plot, Madison Walker locks herself in her apartment for 30 days without food or contact with anyone to attempt to cure herself of multiple personalities. For research, the writer/director Katherine Brooks did the same thing before writing the script. See more »

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Mind-Blowing
3 May 2011 | by (Huntington Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

Last night, I went to Waking Madison's screening at the Newport Beach Film Festival. My expectations were set relatively high, due to the fact I was rather impressed with Katherine Brooks' last film, "Loving Annabelle." But nothing could prepare me for the intensity of this film. It's not a comedy, but it brings something to the table that I've yet to see in any other film. The film breaks taboo. It explores subjects that are generally uncomfortable and at times, difficult to watch. That's the beauty of it though, it's different, it's new, and it's absolutely intense. The effects and artwork that was done is amazing. The cinematography, spectacular. And of course, the acting was tremendous. The all-encompassing talent within this film by itself makes it worth watching. This film is a must-see.


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