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Aloïse (1975)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1975
Running time:115 minutes
Cast:Isabelle Huppert, Delphine Seyrig, Marc Eyraud, Michael Lonsdale, Roger Blin
Director:Liliane de Kermadec
Writer:Liliane de Kermadec, André Téchiné

Description: The painful life of a mentally unstable but highly gifted woman is unveiled in this film, based on episodes from the life of an actual person. Aloise (Delphine Seyrig) creates a series of haunting drawings while she is incarcerated in an institution for the insane in turn-of-the-century Switzerland. She endures torments as a musically gifted girl and later as a young woman; her developing madness and the barbaric treatments of the time are shown.~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide

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