Head Against the Wall

Also Known As

Ein Schrei gegen Mauern ( West Germany ), Head Against the Wall ( USA ), La cabeza contra la pared ( Spain ), La fossa dei disperati ( Italy ), La tête contre les murs ( France ), Mit dem Kopf gegen die Wände ( West Germany ), Pakkopaita ( Finland ), The Keepers ( UK )

7.3

Head Against the Wall
  • Georges Franju

  • 01 January 1959

  • Drama

  • France

  • 95 min

  • 7.3

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Pierre Brasseur

Dr. Varmont

Paul Meurisse

Dr. Emery

Jean-Pierre Mocky

François Gérane

Anouk Aimée

Stéphanie

Storyline

In order to get rid of his troublesome son François, Maître Gérane manages to have him committed to a mental hospital owned by Dr. Varmont, a supporter of traditional treatments, in constant conflict with Dr. Emery, whose therapy takes the psychology of patients into account. François soon makes friends with Heurtevent, a sweet epileptic, and both decide to escape from the place. Their attempt is a failure and Heurtevent, unable to get over what he considers a return to ... more


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Lizzy

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I thought that someone would have seen it by now.22 January 2012

I thought that someone would have seen it by now.

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Still no reviews on this movie19 December 2011

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Lizzy

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I havent seen it is it worth viewing?07 March 2011

I havent seen it is it worth viewing?

Mad About Movies

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question27 January 2011

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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