Depression at the Movies

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Question 1 of 5

Robert Redford directed this film in 1980 starring a young Timothy Hutton as a character attempting to deal with grief, guilt, and despair over the loss of his older brother. What was the name of this movie?

  • ADaniel
  • BA Long Way Home
  • COrdinary People

Question 2 of 5

This film's writer, director, and main actor are one in the same.In this film the character of Andrew Largeman confronts life after his mother's death without the use of anti-depressants, much to his psychiatrist father's dismay. Andrew makes a pilgrimage to his hometown and discovers the myriad of feelings which had been previously been numbed by medication.What is the name of this movie?

  • AElizabethtown
  • BGarden State
  • CAcross the Universe

Question 3 of 5

Susanna Kaysen's memoir about living within the confines of a mental institution was the basis for this 1999 movie.What is the name of this film?

  • AGirl Interrupted
  • BOne Flew Over the Cuckoo
  • CReality Bites

Question 4 of 5

The following movie puts the "fun" in dysfunctional depicting the journey of a family whose character descriptions include an unsuccessful motivational speaker, a suicidal gay expert of Proust, a silent but fanatical follower of Nietzsche, a drug addicted grandfather, a disgruntled housewife, and a chubby talent show competitor.

  • ALittle Miss Sunshine
  • BThe Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind
  • CAkeelah and the Bee

Question 5 of 5

Which movie depicts the unlikely friendship between a rich but purposeless bachelor and a twelve year old boy dealing with his mother's depression and suicidal tendencies?

  • AAbout a Boy
  • BMaurice
  • CLove Actually