Crazy, Not Insane

Crazy, Not Insane

Crazy, Not Insane

Centred on the work of psychiatrist Dr. Dorothy Otnow Lewis, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Totally Under Control) examines the psychology of murderers.

2020117 minsUSA
CrimeDocumentary
Director:
Alex Gibney ('Totally Under Control', 'Citizen K', 'Taxi to the Dark Side')
Cast:
Dorothy Lewis

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Crazy, Not Insane / Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An urgent film, it's filled with chilling detail and propelled by clear-eyed compassion.

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Variety

Variety

You may not agree with everything Dorothy Lewis says in "Crazy, Not Insane," but you come out of the movie alive to the place where evil and insanity meet and then fall back apart.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Dr. Lewis is clearly sharp... and the movie makes you want to read her work, not stick with Gibney's overview.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A half-portrait, half-investigation about [Dr. Lewis'] work, addressed with infectious curiosity by director Alex Gibney.

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CNN

CNN

While the documentary might not convince those who prefer a black-and-white picture of crime and justice, for anybody with an open mind, it'll definitely make you think.

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Salon

Salon

It's the names of the murderers that draw us as opposed to the doctor who spoke with them... But filmmaker Alex Gibney is careful to centralize Lewis and her work, creating a fascinating portrait in personality contrasts.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

The prolific Mr. Gibney makes art out of the most unlikely subjects, and in Crazy, Not Insane his expressionist's inclinations are given full rein.

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