Nise: The Heart of Madness (Nise: O Coração da Loucura) Reviews

April 28, 2017
Elegantly [combines] a triumph-over-adversity yarn with a sensitive exploration of the redemptive power of artistic creation.
April 28, 2017
Unlike in so many films, here the actors' portrayals of psychiatric patients' conditions -- and their humanity -- ring true.
April 27, 2017
It's a study of courageous innovation against an entrenched medical orthodoxy.
April 27, 2017
No less then seven screenwriters contributed to the script, which has its powerful moments but so deifies Silveira that the movie turns into a black-and-white struggle between a caring, enlightened woman and a cadre of hard-hearted, benighted men.
April 29, 2017
Classically well-shaped and captivating in its small, well-observed gestures of behavior and of color and shape which pour from her patients' subconscious.
April 28, 2017
Nise - The Heart Of Madness is a brilliantly rendered slice of history which touches on numerous subjects and really does justice to the people it portrays.
April 22, 2017
Vivid dramatization of the reforms made by Dr. Nise to save psychiatric patients in Rio from the brutality of lobotomies.