David and Lisa
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- Original title
David and Lisa
- Running time
- 95 min.
- United States
Eleanor Perry (Novel: Theodore Isaac Rubin)
Leonard Hirschfield (B&W)
Vision Associates Productions
Drama | Disease/illness. Medical. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from schizophrenia.
: Oscar: Nominated for Best Director & Adapted Screenplay
: Golden Globes: Most Promising Newcomer - Male (Dullea). 2 Nominations
: Venice Film Festival: Best ópera prima
: BAFTA Awards: 4 Nominations including to Best Film
- Critics' reviews
Best American Film of 1962.
An early example of independent American cinema.
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