Cinema: The Brain Game

MON ONCLE D'AMERIQUE Directed by Alain Resnais Screenplay by Jean Gruault

All right, class, settle down. Today, for our course on human behavior, we are pleased to have three distinguished guests who will present a lecture and demonstration on the way man's brain determines man's actions. The seminar will be led by Dr. Henri Laborit, the Paris physician and biologist who has documented the source of aggression in all mammals—from white rats up through the most sophisticated human beings. To illustrate his thesis with scenes from the lives of three ordinary people, we...

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