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JIMMY P. (PSYCHOTHERAPY OF A PLAINS INDIAN)

Directed by : Arnaud DESPLECHIN

Year of production : 2013      Country : FRANCE

Length : 114 minutes

Synopsis

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.

Credits

Arnaud DESPLECHIN - Script / Dialogue

Arnaud DESPLECHIN - Director

Julie PEYR - Script / Dialogue

Kent JONES - Script / Dialogue

Georges DEVEREUX - Based on the book "Psychothérapie d'un indien des plaines" by

Stéphane FONTAINE - Cinematography

Dina GOLDMAN - Set decorator

Howard SHORE - Music

Laurence BRIAUD - Film Editor

Jamie SCARPUZZA - Sound

Casting

Benicio DEL TORO - Jimmy Picard

Mathieu AMALRIC - Georges Devereux

Gina MCKEE - Madeleine

Larry PINE - Dr. Karl Menninger

Joseph CROSS - Dr. Holt

Elya BASKIN - Dr. Jokl

Gary FARMER - Jack

Michelle THRUSH - Gayle

Misty UPHAM - Jane

Jennifer PODEMSKI - Doll

Michael GREYEYES - Allan

A MARTINEZ - Catatonic Indian

News

Audio files

Official18.05.13 . 00:00 AM

Press conference of "Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian)

Press news

Further information

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Contacts

Production

WHY NOT PRODUCTIONS - 3 rue Paillet 75005 Paris FRANCE - T: 0148242450 - F: 0148242451 - whynot@wanadoo.fr - www.whynotproductions.fr

ORANGE STUDIO - FRANCE

WILD BUNCH - FRANCE

FRANCE 2 CINEMA - FRANCE

Distribution

LE PACTE - T: +33 (0)1 44 69 59 59 - www.le-pacte.com - b.pugnet@le-pacte.com

French press

AGNÈS CHABOT - T: +33 (0)1 44 41 13 48 - AGNÈS CHABOT - agnes.chabot@free.fr

International press

MAGALI MONTET - T: +33 (0)6 71 63 36 16 - www.magalimontet.com - MAGALI MONTET - magali@magalimontet.com

International sales

WILD BUNCH - T: +33 (0)1 53 10 42 50 - www.wildbunch.biz - edevos@wildbunch.eu

In Competition – Feature Films 2013

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