Augustine Trailer (2012)


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Tags: paris, france, jean-martin charcot, belle epoque

Description: After suffering an inexplicable seizure which leaves her paralyzed on her right side, 19-year-old Augustine (27 year-old singer-turned-actress Soko in a break out performance), is shipped off to Paris' all female psychiatric hospital Pitié-Salpêtriere which specializes in detecting the then-fashionable ailment of 'hysteria'. Augustine captures the attention of Dr. Charcot (Vincent Lindon, Mademoiselle Chambon, Welcome) after a seizure which appears to give her intense physical pleasure. Intrigued, he begins using her as his principal subject hypnotizing her in front of fellow doctors - as she displays her unusual fits in lecture halls - eventually blurring the lines between doctor and patient.

Genre: Drama

Studio: ARP Selection

Rating: Movie Rating


Release Dates:

Country Release Type Date
France Theatrical Wide Release 11/7/2012
United States Theatrical Limited Release 5/17/2013


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