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Monkeys Like Becky

Mones com la Becky

Spain, 1997


Powerful and disturbing documentary in two mixed parts: One is about the Portuguese neurophysiologist Egas Moniz -Nobel Prize, first doctor to operate mental patients using the technique known as lobotomy. The other part, is a lucid testimony of life inside a psychiatric hospital.

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Monkeys Like Becky Directed by Joaquim Jordà, Núria Villazán

Awards & Festivals

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Prize of the Catalan Screenwriter's Critic and Writer's Association