Jimmy P: Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian

At the end of World War II, Jimmy Picard, a Native American Blackfoot who fought in France, is admitted to Topeka Military Hospital in Kansas - an institution specializing in mental illness. Jimmy suffers from numerous symptoms: dizzy spells, temporary blindness, hearing loss... In the absence of any physiological causes, he is diagnosed as schizophrenic. Nevertheless, the hospital management decides to seek the opinion of Georges Devereux, a French anthropologist, psychoanalyst and specialist in Native American culture.

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Credits

Director:

  • Arnaud Desplechin

Cast:

  • Benicio Del Toro
  • Mathieu Amalric
  • Gina McKee
  • Larry Pine
  • Joseph Cross
  • Gary Farmer
  • Michelle Thrush
  • Misty Upham
  • Jennifer Podemski
  • Michael Greyeyes

Writers:

  • Arnaud Desplechin
  • Kent Jones
  • Julie Peyr

Producer:

  • Pascal Caucheteux

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