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David and Lisa (1962)

Not Rated | | Drama | 13 November 1963 (Italy)
The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... David Clemens
... Lisa Brandt
... Dr. Alan Swinford
... Mrs. Clemens
... John
Richard McMurray ... Mr. Stewart Clemens
Nancy Nutter ... Maureen
Mathew Anden ... Simon (as Matthew Anden)
... Carlos (as Jaime Sanchez)
Coni Hudak ... Kate
... Josette (as Karen Gorney)
Janet Lee Parker ... Sandra
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The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from dissociative identity disorder. Written by joe robertson <glossy@mail.utexas.edu>

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$185,000 (estimated)
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Finnish censorship visa register # 69212 delivered on 27-5-1964. See more »

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When David first meets Lisa and then Simon touches him, someone can be seen running up the stairs behind them (it might be Lisa but it seems doubtful). See more »

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Mrs. Clemens: What's a boy like that doing in this school?
David Clemens: He's crazy too.
Mrs. Clemens: I mean, it's so expensive.
David Clemens: A welfare agency put him in here after he knocked up thirteen girls... That's what he says. In my opinion, he has delusions of grandeur.
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Outstanding Acting/ Great Picture
3 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

This was an outstanding film dealing with two young people who had mental problems that were deep seeded into their minds and how they both struggled; to help each other find the light at the end of the tunnel. Keir Dullea,(David Clemens) "De Sade",'69, played the role of a

young man coming from a rich family, who had a big hang up about anyone touching him in any way, even with a pinkie finger. If you did touch him, he went crazy and carried on like a brat of a child. Janet Margolin,(Lisa Brandt),"Annie Hall",'77, was another mentally disturbed young girl, pretty and seemed to glow when she looked at David. Howard Da Silva,(Dr. Swinford),"The Great Gatsby",'74 was the shrink in charge of the mental facility and had a full time job just trying to get David & Lisa to open up their twisted and disturbed minds. Great acting and a very enjoyable film, which at times is depressing and very down to earth.


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