Actors: Alan Rickman, Amanda Ooms
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Mesmer|
|To some he was a wizard, a miracle man. To others he was a charlatan and a fraud. Franz Anton Mesmer was a man who thought he could cure illnesses by harnessing magnetic energy and having his patients will themselves to get better.
He meets a blind woman, Marie-Theresa and tries to help her using magnets and a soft voice. They fall in love with each other, but his colleagues think he is a fraud and with the help of his angry wife they throw him out of Vienna.
--Melody Hays, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of Mesmer|
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Time/era of movie:
- 18th century
- physically ill or deformed
- brunette (Brown)
- (man) short/standard wavey
- (man) average
Events of movie makes character more...
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Cynical sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- brunette (Brown)
- (woman) long wavey
- (woman) average
How much in movie?
- general circumstances
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Movie makes you feel...
Sex/nudity in movie?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- Occasional swearing
If soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
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