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Some other asylums:
        BEDLAM, with Boris Karloff, from the Val Lewton group at RKO
        THE PERSECUTION AND ASSASSINATION OF JEAN-PAUL MARAT AS PERFORMED
                BY THE INMATES OF THE ASYLUM AT CHARENTON, UNDER THE
                DIRECTION OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE (aka MARAT/SADE)
        You might also check out the treatment of Ophelia in the new
                Branagh HAMLET
 
Some other prisons, especially depictions of non-US prisons:
        Hector Babenco's PIXOTE and KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
        Guney's YOL
        Sembene's CAMP AT THIAROYE
        Sven Nykquist's version of
ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH
        MIDNIGHT EXPRESS--you might want to compare it to the autobiographical
                book on which it's based!
 
Don Larsson, Mankato State U (MN)
 
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