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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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Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Why Not Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wild Bunch

Co-productions :

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

French distribution :

Le Pacte

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Synopsis

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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Photos (6)

Full credits (10)

Author of original work :

Georges Devereux

Director of Photography :

Stéphane Fontaine

Press Attaché (film) :

Agnès Chabot

Production Designer :

Dina Goldman

Casting :

Avy Kaufman

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Production language :

English

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

No

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

2013

French release :

11/09/2013

Runtime :

1 h 56 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

133.671

Visa issue date :

01/08/2013

Approval :

Yes

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

2.40

Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Rating restrictions :

None

Posters (4)

Director

News (6)

Festival Selections (8)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2014

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

Selection (3)

Best Film

Best Director : Arnaud Desplechin

Best Screen Adaptation

French Film Festival - Bienne - 2013

French Film Festival - Bienne (Switzerland, 2013)

Selection (2)

Discovery Section


Cannes International Film Festival - 2013

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2013)

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Presskit (2)

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