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Alice Winocour

Augustine vs. Charcot: Transference and Countertransference in the Struggle for a Voice and a Cure

Penelope Andrew | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Charcot's interventions with Augustine run the gamut -- from gentle, sensuous spoon-feedings to physical torture using a device of his own invention, known as the ovary compressor.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Alice Winocour on Augustine

Dan Persons | Posted 07.12.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Based on true events, Augustine tells the tale of the titular kitchen servant who is brought to an asylum after suffering a strange seizure that leaves her paralyzed on one side. I got to sit down with director Alice Winocour to discuss this richly realized and slyly subversive debut.