1950's America. Dr. Wallace Fiennes, employs Andy, an introverted young man as a photographer to document an asylum tour - advocating for the continued use of his controversial, possibly immoral, lobotomy procedure. Andy is gradually confronted to the inefficiency of the doctor's method and will identify with the patients. When the two reach a California mountain village, a growing center of the New Age movement, they encounter a bizarre French healer who strangely requests the procedure for his own daughter.
Jeff Goldblum, Tye Sheridan, Denis Lavant, Hannah Gross, Udo Kier
Rick Alverson, was born in June 25th, 1971, in Spokane, Washington, he is an American filmmaker and musician. He directed Entertainment in 2015 and The Comedy in 2012. His work has premiered in prestigious festivals such as Sundance, Locarno, New Directors / New Films, Rotterdam and BAFICI. He directed music videos for Oneohtrix Point Never, Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen among others.