Freud: The Secret Passion
Freud: The Secret Passion (1962)

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;… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 12, 1962
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

While in different hands (Orson Welles's, for instance) these radical themes could have inspired more hallucinatory, probing, and inward images, Huston nonetheless evokes an apt sense of wonder, admiration, and awe.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A sincere and competent biopic on the early years of Dr. Sigmund Freud.

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The idea of making a film about Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), the legendary founder of psychoanalysis, is not immediately attractive. The film is a great drama,… More

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