Dr. Laurence, a once-respectable scientist, begins to research the origin of the mind and the soul. The science community rejects him, and he risks losing everything for which he has worked. He begins to use his discoveries to save his research and further his own causes, thereby becoming… a Mad Scientist, almost unstoppable…
What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of students and open fire? What combination of circumstances compels a human being to commit the most inhuman of crimes? Can science in any way help us understand these horrific events and provide clues as to how to prevent them in the future?
Sigmund Freud - Austrian psychiatrist and founder of the psychoanalytic school in psychology, directions, spreading the theory that much of human behavior is controlled by unconscious motives, have hidden sexual connotations. He became interested in hypnosis and its application to assist the mentally ill. Later he abandoned hypnosis, preferring him to free association and analysis of dreams. These methods became the basis of psychoanalysis. Freud was also interested in what he called "hysteria, and now known as the conversion syndrome. Theories of Freud and used them to treatments caused controversy in Vienna in the XIX century and still remain the subject of heated debate. Freud's ideas are often discussed and analyzed in literary and philosophical works, in addition to the ongoing debate in the scientific and medical literature. He is often called the «father of psychoanalysis»
The second feature from director Michel Gondry (Human Nature) finds the filmmaker reteaming with screenwriter Charlie Kaufman for this off-the-wall romantic comedy. Jim Carrey stars as Joel Barish, a man who is informed that his ex-girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet) has had her memories of their relationship erased from her brain via an experimental procedure performed by Dr. Mierzwiak (Tom Wilkinson). Not to be outdone, Joel decides to have the same procedure done to himself. As Mierzwiak's bumbling underlings Stan (Mark Ruffalo) and Patrick (Elijah Wood) perform the operation on Joel – over the course of an evening, in his apartment – Joel struggles in his own mind to save the memories of Clementine from being deleted. Kirsten Dunst, David Cross, and Jane Adams also star.