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  • R
  • 1983
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 7.3  (3,553)

" Bianca " is a 1983 Italian film directed by and starring Nanni Moretti. It tells the story of a young woman named Irene (Laura Morante) who is sent to a psychiatric hospital after attempting suicide. She is diagnosed with several mental illnesses, including depression and anorexia, and her doctors recommend that she stay in the hospital for an extended period of time.

While at the hospital, Irene forms a close bond with her psychiatrist, Dr. Bianca (Nanni Moretti), who is kind, compassionate, and understanding. Despite her illness, Irene begins to make progress under Dr. Bianca's care, and she starts to develop a new outlook on life.

As she gets better, Irene starts to become more involved in the lives of her fellow patients, developing friendships and offering support to those who are struggling with their own mental health. She also grows closer to Dr. Bianca, who she sees as a mentor and a friend.

However, as Irene's time in the hospital draws to a close, she begins to worry about what will happen to her once she leaves. She is afraid that she will relapse and fall back into her old patterns, and she doesn't know if she can face the outside world on her own.

Throughout the movie, "Bianca," we see Irene's struggle to come to terms with her mental illness and to find a way to move forward with her life. We also witness the ways in which the other patients at the hospital support each other and help each other to heal.

Overall, "Bianca" is a poignant and powerful film that explores the realities of living with mental illness and the importance of compassion, understanding, and community. It is a must-watch for anyone who is interested in mental health and the human experience.

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    7.3  (3,553)