Misshadlingen (1970)

Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Sweden  |  
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When a visiting Norwegian is arrested for assault and battery, he is placed in an insane asylum. He undergoes a series of psychological testing and mind probing questions from psychologists. The doctors fail to understand the man's motivation and reasoning, causing him to become further agitated. He is placed in a straight jacket and given shock treatments. The social non-conformist and free thinker is labeled a lunatic in this symbolic social drama.

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arrest, attack, craziness, false-accusation, mental-illness