10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he ... See full summary »
A patient in a modern day mental institution believes that he is the man who assassinated Tsar Alexander in 1881 and Tsar Nicolas II in 1918. He and his doctor soon slip out of reality and ... See full summary »
Malcolm McDowell is brilliant as always. If you only know him from "A
Clockwork Orange," see the movie "If ...", done in the 60's (my favorite
movie as an adolescent). McDowell brings a depth that few can equal, to a
role depicting one of the giants of the modern age. His German accent is
perhaps not perfect ... but who cares! His sympathy for the character, his
ability to climb into the mind of Dr. Schweitzer, the beauty of the set,
authenticity of the portrayal, and the power of the true story itself, make
a unique and meaningful film. I strongly recommend this
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