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This week The Cultists Present David Cronenberg‘s A Dangerous Method (2011). A not-so-intimate insider film about the foundational years of psychoanalysis and the Will They/Won’t They smoldering friendships of Carl Jung, Sabina Spielrein, and Sigmund Freud, A Dangerous Method is all about its source materials. From reproducing the personal letters of Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud’s private correspondences during their whirlwind friendship to replicating the leitmotifs from Wagner’s Ring Cycle in the score, this film does its homework, but it also expects that its audience has as well—A brash choice which may not have been the best one...
(*Featuring special guest and practicing clinical psychologist, Dr. V)
Episode Safeword: "hindsight"