Three Christs follows Dr. Alan Stone who is treating three paranoid schizophrenic patients at the Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, each of whom believed they were Jesus Christ. What transpires is both comic and deeply moving.
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Three Christs tells the story of an extraordinary experiment that began in 1959 at Michigan's Ypsilanti State Hospital, where Dr. Alan Stone treated three paranoid schizophrenic patients who each believe they are Jesus Christ. Dr. Stone pioneers a simple, yet revolutionary treatment: instead of submitting the patients to electroshock, forced restraints and tranquilizers, he puts them in a room together to confront their delusions. What transpires is a darkly comic, intensely dramatic story about the nature of identity and the power of empathy.
We convince ourselves that lines exist. We take pure abstraction for real absolutes.
We have no way to base any thinking along its natural source. We reason as if it was real and as if it meant something. We do not connect ourselves to our feelings and we do not understand its expressions. We live in a world that we hardly can make sense of and defend the idea that it is truthful. Watch and listen closely to what is said and maybe it will not scare you that some things do not make sense.
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