Mental health issues are now being talked about more openly. Here are five movies that depict the subject.
1. What About Bob? (1991)
A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients tracks him down during his family vacation.
2. Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen’s account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
3. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
A brilliant mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, but his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
4. Melancholia (2011)
Two sisters find their strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
5. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
After a stint in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when he meets a mysterious girl.