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Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian)

Jimmy P. (Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian)

A Feature film by Arnaud Desplechin

Produced by Why Not Productions

Release in France : 11/09/2013

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Why Not Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wild Bunch

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Wild Bunch, France 2 Cinéma, Hérodiade, Le Pacte, Orange Studio

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Le Pacte

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At the end of World War Two, Jimmy Picard, a Blackfoot Indian who fought in France, becomes a patient at the psychiatric military hospital in Topeka, Kansas, where ex-soldiers are treated. Jimmy suffers from violent headaches and sometimes he can no longer even see or hear anything. But his doctors have failed to find the cause of his illness and, as a last resort, they decide to ask Georges Deveraux - a French anthropologist and psychoanalyst who specializes in Native American cultures - for help.

Right from their first encounter, a relationship of trust and mutual respect develops between the two men. During the sessions, Jimmy P. opens up more and more, recounting his dreams and recalling deeply buried memories. Although a shy man and unfamiliar with psychoanalytical methods, Jimmy goes along with proceedings, thereby allowing Devereux to lead him toward a cure.


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Author of original work :

Georges Devereux

Director of Photography :

Stéphane Fontaine

Press Attaché (film) :

Agnès Chabot

Production Designer :

Dina Goldman

Casting :

Avy Kaufman

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Feature film

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100% French (France)

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1 h 56 min

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Dolby 5.1

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Festival Selections (8)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2014

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2014)

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Best Film

Best Director : Arnaud Desplechin

Best Screen Adaptation

French Film Festival - Bienne - 2013

French Film Festival - Bienne (Switzerland, 2013)

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Cannes International Film Festival - 2013

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2013)


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