Le phallus et le néantSophie Robert

Eighteen psychoanalysts let themselves to be looked into their souls, and the results are quite astonishing. For today Freud's psychoanalytic theory is seen as pseudoscience by many scientists, in other words, total nonsense. Yet contemporary experts regularly appear in the media to give their opinions, and many people still take psychoanalytic therapy. Sophie Robert interviews eighteen psychoanalysts to find out their views on sexuality and the relationship between husband and wife, parents and children. The statements and beliefs are remarkable to say the least.

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The brand-new ScienceVille component is the final piece of an evolution of many years within DOCVILLE, linking the general public's interest in science with quality scientific documentaries. As a full-fledged festival-within-a-festival not only documentaries are screened, but there are many surrounding activities: lectures and workshops for the public, children, filmmakers and scientists, live experiments, an exhibition on Artificial Intelligence ánd we present the National Lottery Award for Best Scientific Documentary. DOCVILLE welcomes you to ScienceVille.

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The screening of 26.03 will be followed by a DOCVILLE Plus panel discussion (in Dutch)


Directed by Sophie Robert
2018 120 min.
Subtitles: English




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