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The Mountain (2018)
NAME OF FILM: THE MOUNTAIN (2018)
DIRECTOR(S): Rick Alverson
STARRING: Jeff Goldblum, Tye Sheridan, Udo Kier, Denis Lavant, Hannah Gross
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: 1950s America. Since his mother‘s confinement to an institution, Andy has lived in the shadow of his stoic father. A family acquaintance, Dr. Wallace Fiennes, employs the introverted young man as a photographer to document an asylum tour advocating for his increasingly controversial lobotomy procedure. As the tour progresses and Andy witnesses the doctor’s career and life unravel, he begins to identify with the institutions’ patients. Arriving at a California mountain town, a growing center of the New Age movement, they encounter an unconventional French healer who requests a lobotomy for his own daughter, Susan.
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