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The Treatment (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 28 April 2006 (USA)
Jake Singer is at loose ends in New York City, and neck deep in psychoanalysis with the outrageous Dr. Morales, when he meets the enigmatic and beautiful widow Allegra Marshall.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jake Singer
... Julia
... Dr. Ernesto Morales
... Allegra Marshall
... Ted
... Scott
... Phil (as Josh Barclay Caras)
Matt Stadelmann ... Chris
Lindsay Johnson ... Walter Cooper
... Leighton Proctor
... Coach Galgano
Thomas Bubka ... Other Coach
... Patty Mcpherson
Stephen Lee Anderson ... Bill Daniels
Tyrone Mitchell Henderson ... Gerry Leonard
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Jake Singer is at loose ends in New York City, and neck deep in psychoanalysis with the outrageous Dr. Morales, when he meets the enigmatic and beautiful widow Allegra Marshall.

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A comedy about life, love... and escaping your shrink.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Also Known As:

Amo-te dos Pés à Cabeça  »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,261, 11 May 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$82,701, 26 August 2007
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John Zorn who composed the score for the film won a MacArthur Foundation, the "Genius" award for his music in 2006. See more »

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During the last school lesson before summer, when the camera is panning over the students in the classroom. We can clearly see a student reading his book upside-down. See more »

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Dr. Ernesto Morales: I am the last great Freudian, Mr. Singer! The last in a line stretching from Moses to Aristotle, to Cicero, to Milton. Moral visionaries!
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References X-Men (2000) See more »

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Peaceful Miles
Written by Brad Hatfield
Performed by Brad Hatfield and Ken Cervenka
Courtesy of Heavy Hitters
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Warm film with clever dialogue. A smart romantic comedy.
22 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

"The Treatment" is a very well acted romantic comedy that relies on clever dialogue rather than outlandish set-pieces to deliver the laughs.

The story is simple enough - Teacher Jake befriends the young widowed mother of a student and then falls for her. Things are complicated by their different social standings, the fact that Allegra is still grieving for her recently dead husband, and Jake's visits to his psychoanalyst.

The lead actors are all excellent, but Ian Holm's character gets all the best lines in the movie as a nasty psychoanalyst trying to 'help' Jake Singer (Chris Eigeman) stop undermining his own relationships.

Famke Janssen is very, very good in this movie and her performance was my favourite of the piece. Considering the other works I've seen her in I was blown away to discover she was such a good actress.

This is a warm, funny movie that I could happily watch again.


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