Private Worlds

  • Gregory La Cava /
  • USA /
  • 1935 /
  • 84 mins

Claudette Colbert, Charles Boyer, Joan Bennett, Joel McCrea / Fiction / English

The flow of life at a progressive psychiatric hospital is disturbed by the arrival of the conservative new superintendent and his sister. This unusual melodrama, one of the first Hollywood films to deal with mental illness, is one of La Cava’s most visually arresting works.

Print courtesy of La Filmoteca Espanola.

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