offers a selection of films in which for some time the veil of secrets of the human mind is opened.
The abode of the damned
Eliza Graves, 2014
Cast: Jim Sturgess, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Kingsley
1899 Oxford graduate Edward Newgate arrives at a mental hospital. The hospital staff are rather strange people, and the director of the hospital uses methods that differ from the generally accepted ones. In addition, strange sounds are heard from the basement.
Color of Night, 1994
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Starring: Bruce Willis, Jane March
Psychological thriller with elements of a detective story and a love line. The main character, psychologist Bill Cape, is experiencing one tragedy after another. An unexpected meeting with a girl named Rosa becomes the beginning of the novel. But who is she really, this mysterious Rose?
Secret Window, 2004
Cast: Johnny Depp, John Turturro
A black man, Cockney Shooter, comes to writer Mort Rhiney demanding the return of the story that Rainey allegedly stole from him. All attempts to get rid of the Shooter or to learn something about it lead nowhere. Unbeknownst to himself, the writer is increasingly opening the “secret window”, beyond which is disintegration and insanity. The film is based on the story of Stephen King.
Fatal number 23
The Number 23, 2007
Cast: Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman
Walter Sparrow reads the novel, which gave him a wife. The mysterious book plunges into the world where the number 23 completely reigns. In an incredible way, the plot of this book reflects the biography of the main character, and to find out the truth, he will have to reach the end.
Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy
In this film, the ominous number 23 reappears – it is this number of false personalities that the protagonist of the film, Kevin, hides for the time being. One of these personalities makes him kidnap young girls, but this is not the worst thing. Kevin’s twenty-fourth and main personality is out of control, and her name is Monster.
Frankie and Alice
Frankie & Alice, 2009
Cast: Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård
Frankie has a dissociative personality disorder. Today she is a dancer in a strip bar, and tomorrow she is a racist named Alice, an “enemy inside”, eager for reprisals against Frankie. The final film is truly unpredictable – be sure to watch to the end.