Valvert is a psychiatric hospital in Marseille, founded in the mid-70s in a spirit of freedom and openness. The film observes daily life there, painting a portrait of the place through interviews with employees and scenes from the patients’ lives.
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This movie shows that France seems to be stuck in the 60’s in terms of mental illnesses. Of course, they are « free » it is much better than in the majority of other psychiatric centers. BUT Medics, over interpretation from the nurses and psychiatrists... just let the psychology enter instead of this old fashioned psychiatry.