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212 Ratings

David and Lisa

Directed by Frank Perry
United States, 1962


The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from dissociative identity disorder.

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David and Lisa Directed by Frank Perry

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1962 | Winner: Best First Work

Academy Awards

1963 | 2 nominations including: Best Director

San Francisco International Film Festival

1962 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

BAFTA Awards

1964 | 4 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

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