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Within the walls of the psychiatric hospital we meet staff and patients who will spend the rest of theirs days locked in. Central is one of the heaviest and largest hospitals in Siberia.

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Wojciech Kasperski
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For the first time in the history of one of the largest psychiatric institutions, the film crew was allowed to see the everyday life of patients cut off from the outside world. 'Where is the human soul? Is it in the heart? In the brain? Or maybe elsewhere?', wonders an old doctor who has spent his life working at a psychiatric hospital in the Siberian countryside. This is one of the places that one does never leave. Behind the wall isolating the patients from the world, we meet people affected by serious mental disorders, schizophrenics, bipolar patients, a serial murderer and many others who ended there because they were not needed any more. For decades, they are waiting for someone to take them back to the normal world. Some should not even be hospitalised at all. The patients are taken care of by only five doctors and a couple of nurses, who devoted the best years of their lives to serving subsequent generations in the hospital. The institution shows life in a lens, the world ... Written by KFF

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

31 May 2016 (Poland) See more »

Filming Locations:

Irkutsk, Russia

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PLN 500,000 (estimated)
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