A patient in a mental hospital claims to be an extraterrestial. Could he be right?

A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is himself unhappy, and affected by the patient's insight. But he is ordered to treat the patient according to institutional procedure.

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Mental Institutions on Film

This list contains films where we're taken inside institutions or dealing with characters recently released (or escaped).

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