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The Dark Wave

Directed by Jean Negulesco
United States, 1956
Documentary, Short


A young girl, normal in every way is affected with severe epilepsy. What happens, in regard to her parents and school friends and their reactions, is shown. In addition, an explanation of the affliction and a demonstration of the treatment involved, both physically and psychologically, are detailed.

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The Dark Wave Directed by Jean Negulesco

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | 2 nominations including: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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