Freud: The Secret Passion
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Freud: The Secret Passion
Filmed in Germany by American director John Huston, Freud is a sincerely felt but overly simplistic biopic of the pioneering psychotherapist. The brooding, introspective Montgomery Clift was a curious choice for the role of Sigmund Freud; at times he looks more off the beam than some of his patients (his comic-opera Viennese accent doesn't add to the credibility). The screenplay takes the shape of a detective mystery, attempting to link various crises in Freud's private and professional life with his theoretical conclusions, most often doing so within well-staged dream sequences. Less… More

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"A sincere and competent biopic on the early years of Dr. Sigmund Freud."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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