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Titicut Follies

The only American film banned from release for reasons other than obscenity or national security, Titicut Follies was filmed inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Bridgewater, a prison hospital for the criminally insane...

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The only American film banned from release for reasons other than obscenity or national security, Titicut Follies was filmed inside the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Bridgewater, a prison hospital for the criminally insane. After the Commonwealth of Massachusetts sued the filmmakers, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the film constituted was an invasion of inmate privacy and ordered the withdrawal of the film from circulation. Highly controversial documentary chronicaling life inside a Massachusetts institution for mentally ill convicts. This film was kept for years from the public eye due to its portrayal of abuses of the mentally ill at the hands of the guards and doctors.

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Director:Frederick Wiseman
Year:1967
Language:English
Format:F
Audio Quality:9.0
Video Quality:9.0

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