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Unconscious (2004)

Inconscientes (original title)
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Barcelona, 1913. Alma is perhaps the most modern woman of her time. Her father is the most prestigious brain surgeon in the country. His husband is also her psychiatrist, and a disciple of a certain revolutionary Doctor called Freud.

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Joaquín Oristrell
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonor Watling ... Alma
Luis Tosar ... Salvador
Mercedes Sampietro ... Sra. Mingarro
Juanjo Puigcorbé ... Dr. Mira
Núria Prims ... Olivia
Alex Brendemühl ... Dr. León Pardo (as Álex Brendemühl)
Ana Rayo Ana Rayo ... Tórtola
Cristina Solano Cristina Solano ... Pastora
Ferran Rañé ... (as Ferrán Rañé)
Pep Molina Pep Molina
Mia Esteve Mia Esteve
Xus Estruch Xus Estruch
Horst Krause
Walter Kreye
Mònica Van Campen Mònica Van Campen ... (as Mónica Van Campen)
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Barcelona, 1913. Alma is perhaps one of the most modern women of her day.Her husband, Dr. Leon Pardo, is a psychiatrist. This summer, he visited Vienna and became a follower of the revolutionary Dr. Sigmund Freud and his advanced theories about hysteria and sexuality. It all starts the afternoon Alma comes home and finds her husband in tears, about to disappear from her life and everyone else's. Giving no more explanation than a few incoherent mumbles, Leon runs off, leaving Alma alone and about to give birth. Salvador is Alma's brother-in-law and a psychiatrist as well. He is much more conservative man than Leon, is deeply in love with Alma. The only clue they have is a manuscript about hysteria and female sexuality based on four patients: An actress with a persecution complex; a psychotic woman who tried to murder her husband; a woman with a serious crisis concerning her sexual identity; a stranger who has discovered a terrible secret about her past. Following those signs, Alma and ... Written by Tornasol Films

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Rated R for sexual content including dialogue, and some drug material | See all certifications »
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Even though it earned her some of her best reviews, Leonor Watling considers this one of her weakest performances. See more »

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Francis: Haven't you already done enough damage with that huge penis of yours?
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Funny and engaging film. Great pace and well written
24 July 2005 | by Jose GuilhermeSee all my reviews

I normally reserve 10 out of 10 to films that really mark me. Films that make one think or learn something new. Yet I think this film deserves a 10 for being an excellent comedy, excellent script and having excellent dialogs. Rarely have I seen such a well rounded film. It lacks nothing and delivers much.

I loved the main female character "Alma" and she sweeps us into the story with her unlikely companion, a very stiff and uptight brother in law. One also gets a feel for the time period when many new theories and thinkers were coming of age... of the new revolutions to be, conservative Spain and sexuality of the period. Even if in a comic way.

I highly recommend this film. Have a good laugh at psychology, passion and self analysis.


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Spain | Germany | Italy | Portugal

Language:

Spanish | German

Release Date:

27 August 2004 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$868,137
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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