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The Lunatics' Ball (1999)

A psychologist discovers he only has months left to live and turns a psychiatric hospital upside down as he challenges the conventional psychiatric wisdom and drug treatments as he works ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Thorp

Writer:

Michael Thorp
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sara Ashworth Sara Ashworth
Jeremy Birchall Jeremy Birchall ... Librarian
Michael Daly Michael Daly
Jane Irwin Jane Irwin
Russel Walder Russel Walder
Joy Watson Joy Watson ... Sarah's Mother
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Storyline

A psychologist discovers he only has months left to live and turns a psychiatric hospital upside down as he challenges the conventional psychiatric wisdom and drug treatments as he works with a group teenage psychiatric patients. In the process he falls in love with Charlotte, a doctor, but pushes her away afraid of becoming involved. He achieves mixed results with his patients, but ultimately achieves a measure of love and recognition. Written by Michael Thorp

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''One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'' meets ''Children of a Lesser God''

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

悬情疯人院 See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand

Company Credits

Production Co:

Michael Thorp Films See more »
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