A Dangerous Method

(2011)

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Jung (Michael Fassbender) takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) as his patient in A Dangerous Method. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

EXCLUSIVE: David Cronenberg Talks ‘A Dangerous Method’

Director David Cronenberg takes us behind-the-scenes of A Dangerous Method, Cosmopolis, and more.

Director David Cronenberg has found success in every genre he's worked in. The filmmaker became well known for his horror fare in the 1970s and 1980s (The Brood, Scanners, Videodrome, The Fly) and tackled a variety of different dramas in the 1990s (Naked Lunch, M. Butterfly, Crash, eXistenZ). After decades as a cult favorite, the filmmaker broke into the mainstream with hits A History of Violence and Eastern Promises. The director's latest is the wonderful period drama A Dangerous Method, which explores the unique relationships between pioneering psychologists Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen), Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender), and Sabina Spierlein (Keira Knightley). I recently had the chance to sit down with David Cronenberg to discuss A Dangerous Method, which arrives in New York and Los Angeles theaters November 23. Here's what he had to say below.

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Second ‘A Dangerous Method’ Trailer

Sony Pictures Classics has released the second trailer for the philosophical drama A Dangerous Method, which is slated for release on November 23. Click on the video player below for your latest look at this David Cronenberg-directed love triangle featuring Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud, Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung, and Keira Knightley as the patient who comes between them, Sabina Spielrein.

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley) as his patient in A Dangerous Method. Jung's weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen). Both men fall under Sabina's spell.

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‘A Dangerous Method’ Trailer

David Cronenberg directs Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, and Keira Knightley in the new drama A Dangerous Method, which looks at the love triangle between renowned Dr. Carl Gustav Jung and newcomer Sigmund Freud, who both fall for a beautiful, yet severely unbalanced patient. The first trailer for this Oscar contender has been released, which you can analyze below.

A Dangerous Method was released November 23rd, 2011.

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‘A Dangerous Method’ Lands at Sony Pictures Classics

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired the US Rights to David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method from UK based Hanway Films. The film, produced by Jeremy Thomas (The Last Emperor, Sexy Beast), stars Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel. The film is currently in post-production.

Cronenberg once again gathered a prestigious crew to work on A Dangerous Method, director of photography Peter Suschitsky (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises), composer Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Avatar), editor Ronald Sanders (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, Coraline), costume designer Denise Cronenberg (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, The Incredible Hulk) and production designer James McAteer (Good Will Hunting, A History of Violence, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen). The screenplay was adapted by Christopher Hampton (Atonement, The Quiet American) from his own play.

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‘A Dangerous Method’ Photos Featuring Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley

Recorded Picture Company (RPC) has released the first three official photos from director David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method, starring Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley and Michael Fassbender. Get your first look below.

A Dangerous Method is based on the play "The Talking Cure" by Christopher Hampton, and centers on how the intense relationship between Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen) and his pupil Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) gives birth to psychoanalysis. Keira Knightley plays Sabina, a disturbed young woman brought to see Jung by her father.

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First Photos from the Set of David Cronenberg's ‘A Dangerous Method’

A Dangerous Method was released November 23rd, 2011.

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David Cronenberg's ‘A Dangerous Method’ Starts Shooting Next Month

http://movieweb.com/movie/a-dangerous-method/ We reported last month that Viggo Mortensen was taking over for Christoph Waltz in David Cronenberg's new film and now it seems that film has a different title and will start shooting very soon. Production Weekly is reporting that Cronenberg's film has changed its title from The Talking Cure to A Dangerous Method.

The site also reports that filming is scheduled to start in May, in locations that include Berlin, Vienna and Zurich. The film is based off the play The Talking Cure by Christopher Hampton which revolves around a love triangle that develops between psychiatry pioneers Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen) and Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) who both vie for the love of Jung's patient (Keira Knightley).

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