Essay On "Girl Inturrupted" Short Resume

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'Girl Interrupted' is a film set in the 60`s where, sex, drugs and big glasses are in.Hippies embodied this era, making it a memorable age. This movie depicts a darker side of the hippie-filled era where our protagonist, Susana (Wynona Rider), is committed to a mental ward. The story starts with Susana on a chair smoking a cigarette, as she does through most of the film, conversing with a psychologist about her attempt to commit suicide by swallowing a bottle of aspirins and then ingesting a bottle of vodka. She then commits herself into the mental institute. The ward itself is painted white, making it seem less of a prison and more like a home. Susana is welcomed with open arms by her nurse, played by Whoopi Goldberg, who treats her justly and shows compassion when need be. Susana is diagnosed with a borderline personality and finds herself interacting with the many personalities in the mental institute, some of which include Lisa, a foul-mouthed deranged lunatic who only thinks of herself, who is portrayed by Angelina Jolie.Lucy is an interesting character, ranging from a lunatic to an almost human personality. She tries to escape the mental ward a couple...

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