American Experience: The Lobotomist
First hailed as a promising cure for mental illness, the lobotomy soon became known as an utterly barbaric procedure that ruined lives. This documentary explores the history of the surgery and its early proponent, Dr. Walter Freeman. Uncover the rise and fall of this "medical miracle" through interviews with historians, health experts and relatives of victims.
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NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it