When Nietzsche Wept
- 1 hr 45 min
When Nietzsche Wept tells the story of philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche circa 1882 when he is aided with his undisclosed troubles that he wrestles with emotionally. Lou Salomé approaches Dr. Josef Breuer to implore him to help Nietzsche face the distress he carries that is the cause of his unhappiness. Breuer agrees to analyze himself with the assistance of Nietzsche supplying the form and technique for his examination. Sigmund Freud assists Dr. Breuer, as his understudy, and helps the doctor take the final steps necessary to identify his own feelings as a vehicle to comprehend how to help Nietzsche find peace.