Altered States (1980)

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Science fiction, fantasy. Eddie Jessup is a professor at the Harvard Medical School. Years before he has studied the nature of schizophrenia by immersing his subjects (and later himself) in a dark tank of warm water.Now, continuing his experiments under the apprehensive eyes of his wife Emily and his colleagues Arthur Rosenberg and Mason Parrish, Eddie determines that our states of consciousness are as real as our walking states and that reality can be externalised. Soon, though, hisexperiments start to get out of hand.

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