Nise – The Heart of Madness is available in: Brazilian Portuguese on Netflix Norway

Nise: O Coração da Loucura

After being released from prison, Dr. Nise da Silveira is back at work in a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Rio de Janeirom where she refuses to employ the new and violent electroshock in the treatment of schizophrenics. Ridiculed by doctors, she is forced to take on the abandoned Sector for Occupational Therapy, where she would start a revolution through paintings, animals and love.


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Nise: The Heart of Madness (2015)
Rating: 7.7/10 (1,233 votes)
Director: Roberto Berliner
Writer: Flávia Castro (screenplay) Mauricio Lissovski (screenplay) Maria Camargo (screenplay) Chris Alcazar (screenplay) Patrícia Andrade (final screenplay) Leonardo Rocha (final screenplay) Roberto Berliner (final screenplay)
Stars: Julio Adrião Flavio Bauraqui Fabrício Boliveira Fernando Eiras
Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Biography Drama History
Released: 28 Apr 2017
Plot: Based on the true story of Dr. Nise da Silveira, a psychiatrist in Brazil who treated her patients with art instead of electroshock therapy.