- Title: CF385
V'shots girl peering / looking into florist shop window - flowers. Troubled girl narrates / VO.
10:52:15 - 10:54:31
Credit / title - 'Mental Health.'
Commuters, people / public on the street, escalators, suburban / urban houses - estates, neighbourhoods.
Richard Wilson - film interpretation of young troubled minds: quick succession of shots - war, politicians, public demonstrations / marches.
Various shots of hippies - Woodstock, dancing, black panther.
10:54:31 - 10:56:49
"Vocabulary of madness" - various stills depicting history of care / cure / medical approach
( photographs, picture / illustrations ) mental patients, psychic healers, colonies, institutions.
Various stills of Sigmund Freud.
Various strange / surreal stills - patients, drugs, institutions.
10:56:49 - 11:00:59
Int halfway house; patients eating.
Various segments of female patient talking about her condition. Doctor talks about psychotic behaviour, conflict.
11:00:59 - 11:03:42
Researchers, laboratory, chemistry, bio-chemical psychiatry, drugs, syringe - brief shot of rabbit being injected in ear. Animal testing. LSD as cure ( ! ) - trips and visions.
Various stills depicting group therapy - hugging, smiling, crying.
11:03:42 - 11:07:15
Int 'Crisis unit,' v'shots of Sarah ( elderly patient ) and girl talking.
Family therapy - video cameras placed in homes ( very Big Brother; early reality television ) - v'shots of television / screens, doctor watching them.
V'shots of children playing - adults / parents at table - therapy.
Doctor talks directly to camera; summary of present and future cultural treatment of mental health issues - screen in BG with various clips.
- Keywords:MENTAL HEALTH, SANITY, PSYCHOANALYSIS, PSYCHIATRY, INSANITY, TREATMENT
- Master Title:CF385