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Titicut Follies (1967)

Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness.

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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman takes us inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater where people stay trapped in their madness.

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Don't turn your back on this film... if you value your mind or your life.

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The only American film banned from release for reasons other than obscenity or national security, 'Titicut Follies' was filmed inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Bridgewater, a prison hospital for the criminally insane. After the Commonwealth of Massachusetts sued the filmmakers, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the film constituted an invasion of inmate privacy and ordered the withdrawal of the film from circulation. See more »

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Patient: I need help, I just don't know where I can get it.
Doctor: Well, you'll get it here, I guess.
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Must see Documentary
8 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Incredible,disturbing real film will leave you with that uneasy feeling for several days. A must for anyone interested in or researching mental illness and/or institutions. Point of view realized by both employees and patients.


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