Corpus ID: 41408135

THE PSYCHIATRIC GAZE : DEVIANCE AND DISABILITY IN FILM

@inproceedings{Donaldson2005THEPG,
  title={THE PSYCHIATRIC GAZE : DEVIANCE AND DISABILITY IN FILM},
  author={E. Donaldson},
  year={2005}
}
"This is a true story," Leaning against the seats in a seemingly empty theater, journalist Alistair Cooke stands in front of a blank screen and introduces the plot of Ttie Three Faces of Eve (1957), Cooke functions as a surrogate spokesman for Drs, Thigpen and Cleckley, the two psychiatrists who originally authored this case study. Much of the film's dialogue, Cooke reassures us, is taken directly from their clinical record, which has become a "classic of psychiatric literature," Cooke's… Expand
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