The Treatment

Release date:May 4, 2007
(limited)

Studio:New Yorker Films

Director:Oren Rudavsky

MPAA Rating:N/A

Screenwriter:

Starring:Chris Eigeman, Famke Janssen, Ian Holm, Blair Brown, Stephanie March, Stephen Lang, Roger Rees

Genre:Drama, Comedy, Romance

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Plot Summary:

Jake Singer (Eigeman) is an anxious young schoolteacher in New York — barely on speaking terms with his father, recently abandoned by his girlfriend, and heading for a life of compromise and mediocrity. Emotionally paralyzed by his mothers death, he embarks on a course of psychoanalysis with a maniacal Freudian — Dr. Ernesto Morales (Holm), therapist from hell. But when he meets socialite widow Allegra Marshall (Janssen), and finds himself upwardly mobile in the Manhattan of serious money and glamour — as he bounces from the couch to Allegra's bed in the allegedly real world and back again — his whole life begins to take on the eerie, overdetermined quality of an analytic session and he must figure out his escape.

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