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Jimmy P. is a disturbing, yet absorbing, touching flick

Jimmy P. deserves to be seen
Jimmy P. deserves to be seen
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At the end of World War II, Jimmy Picard (Academy Award-winner Benicio Del Toro), a Native American Blackfoot, is admitted to a military hospital. Suffering from headaches, dizzy spells, hearing loss and bizarre dreams, Jimmy's unusual symptoms classify him as schizophrenic by the baffled medical staff.
Enter French anthropologist and Native American researcher Georges Devereux (Mathieu Amalric), who helps Jimmy navigate the labyrinth of his troubled memories and visions, leading to a compelling and surprising friendship.
Welcome Jimmy P.
An IFC Films theatrical release, the latest from director Arnaud Desplechin was an Official Selection at the New York Film Festival and was in the Official Competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
Disturbing by as one critics gushes, the flick is "one of the most unexpected and inspiring movie pairings in recent memory."