Plot & Details
The title character, a manic depressive prone to very irrational behavior (Richard Gere), is hospitalized for treatment. While there, the psychiatrist responsible for his rehabilitation (Lena Olin) becomes involved with him and cannot stand to allow his check-out.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 114min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/31/1993
- DVD Release Date: 01/25/2000
- Distributor(s): No Studio
- Director(s): Mike Figgis
- Starring: Richard Gere , Lena Olin , Anne Bancroft , Tom Irwin , Delroy Lindo
- Themes: Self-Destructive Romance,Opposites Attract,Doctors and Patients,Mental Illness
- Tone: Bittersweet,Moody,Passionate
- Keywords: concert, craziness, hospital, medical-treatment, psychiatry, romance, safety, taboo, forbidden-love, manic-depressive
- Language: English