A Dangerous Method

13 Nov

Movie Release Date: November 23rd, 2011
Directed By: David Cronenburg
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen
Movie plot:

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis. –

Book Release Date: 1993
Originally Published as: A Most Dangerous Method: The Story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein
Written By: John Kerr
Book Description:

This explosive, revelatory history of the early years of psychoanalysis shows that the bitterly unresolvable split between Jung and Freud pivoted around a former patient and lover of Jung’s whose story and own potentially important theoretical contributions to psychoanalysis were blocked by both men. – From ‘Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group’ book jacket

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Interesting facts about the book and/or movie:

  • This screenplay was adapted by Christopher Hampton from his 2002 stage play “The Talking Cure”, which was adapted from the original book. (so an adaptation of an adaptation.)

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