Mad to be Normal

Mon 8 May 2017


Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing performs various daring experiments on people who were diagnosed as mentally disturbed.

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BBFC: Contains strong language, drug misuse, sex, scenes of suicide and self-harm

David Tennant starts as controversial Scottish psychiatrist, R.D. Laing in the film that closed the 2017 Glasgow Film Festival. The film focuses on his life and the infamous anti-psychiatry experiment he ran at Kingsley Hall - the medication-free sanctuary that made headlines around the world - which helped make Laing an international celebrity during the 1960s and 70s.

*Please note the screening on Fri 5 May is in our Playhouse Studio. 
Directed By
Robert Mullan
Year Made
UK 2017