Back in 1962, the model was distinctly Freudian. David Keir Dullea goes into paroxysms of fear and anger when touched. Lisa is so delighted at his return that she ceases speaking in rhyme. All you ever do is toss words around. Please view photos to gauge condition and please reach out if there are any questions with respect to a buying decision.
Over time, however, David grows interested in 15-year-old Lisa Janet Margolin , who suffers from multiple personalities -- one who can only speak in rhyme, and the other, a mute. It is amazing how the nature vs. David uses his insight to communicate with her and they become friends. David becomes cross and shouts at her, and Lisa runs away from the school. The film was later adapted into a stage play in 1967 and a in 1998.
No major creases or tears. David and the staff fruitlessly search for her until the next morning, when David realizes she might have returned to the , where she had once embraced a statue of a mother and child. He meets Lisa Brandt, a girl who has two personalities: one of them, Lisa, can only speak in , while the other, Muriel, cannot speak, but can only write. It is an unusual and special film that should not be forgotten. Copyright infringement is not intended.
Perturbed, David's overbearing mother places him in a home for mentally disturbed young people, but David remains withdrawn from the other patients and his psychiatrist. Although Rebel Without a Cause 1955 touched on some of these issues, David and Lisa 1962 is likely the first film to delve deeply into the subject. When people talk, it means they say what they really feel. David befriends her by talking to her in rhymes. During a student party the two youngsters quarrel, and Lisa runs away; after an all-night search, David finds her at a nearby museum.
Unable to bear his mother's domination and his parents' quarreling, David runs away and returns to the home. In the meantime, David is resistant to any type of therapeutic interaction with the staff. Over time, David and Lisa befriend each other, until midway through the play, after an embittering visit, David's parents take him away from the school. David Clemens Kier Dullea lives in his head where he is an expert on psychology. Swinford is delicate in his approach but David, being highly intelligent, understands enough about psychology to resist efforts to analyze him. David's mother is overprotective and overbearing, and it shows.
Somehow the two patients connect on a deep level. The scenes were shifted to the Los Angeles area, including the Museum of Natural History, at Exposition Park, and Venice Beach. It sure is cheaper than talk therapy! He crumbles into a sobbing mess if anyone, however accidentally, touches him. At the station, a porter touches David's arm, and we learn that David is afraid to be touched. His exasperated mother Neva Patterson commits him to a special school that also serves as a group home for disturbed teens. Produced by and directed by Lloyd Kramer, the film starred as David, as Lisa, and as Dr.
The Perrys went on to collaborate on The Swimmer 1968 , Last Summer 1969 and Diary of a Mad Housewife 1970. The relationship that develops between David and Lisa, though not really a romantic one, is a personal connection that points to the possibility of healing for both of them. David extends his hand and asks her to take it, conquering his fear of being touched, and they walk off together, hand in hand. Upon seeing David, Lisa appears to be cured and speaks to him in. To persuade her to return to Alan, David shows his trust by finally reaching out to touch her, and two walk off together, holding hands.
Their performances are exceptional in their understanding and nuance. At the school David meets Lisa Janet Margolin who speaks only in rhyme. David eventually runs away from his home and comes back to the school, where he is allowed to stay. David's mother, however, is unsatisfied with her son's progress and removes him from the home. Alan Swinford and also becomes friendly with another resident, Simon, which provokes Lisa's jealousy.
Patients David and Lisa help each other recover from mental illness in this drama about a school for troubled youth. A troubled boy begins to deal with his problems when he befriends a young schizophrenic. There are clearly difficulties in the relationship between husband and wife as well as in their individual expectations of David. Perturbed, David's overbearing mother places him in a home for mentally disturbed young people, but David remains withdrawn from the other patients and his psychiatrist. He runs away from home and back to the school where he finally begins to open up.
One day, however, Lisa is annoying David as he listens to another child playing the piano. David and Lisa was only the second screen appearance of Keir Dullea and it was the film debut of Janet Margolin only 19 years old at the time. The black-and-white cinematography, though completely fluid and sometimes stylized, coupled with natural performances to give David and Lisa an almost documentary feel. . Lisa turns on the , interrupting Simon's playing and provoking David's anger. Following an argument when his mother visits, David's parents decide he should leave the place.