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Altered States

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Directed by Ken Russell
United States, 1980
Sci-Fi

Synopsis

In search of the Ultimate Truth, a determined psychiatrist (William Hurt) takes hallucinatory drugs and undergoes sensory deprivation — but when he starts experiencing physiological changes, his wife (Blair Brown) and colleagues (Bob Balaban and Charles Haid) begin to fear for his safety.

Synopsis

In search of the Ultimate Truth, a determined psychiatrist (William Hurt) takes hallucinatory drugs and undergoes sensory deprivation — but when he starts experiencing physiological changes, his wife (Blair Brown) and colleagues (Bob Balaban and Charles Haid) begin to fear for his safety.

Trailer
Altered StatesDirected byKen Russell

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Academy Awards
1981 | 2 nominations including: Best Music, Original Score
Golden Globes (USA)
1981 | Nominee: New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male

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