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Assignment Status: Awaiting your submission. (start date: 1/19/2017 12:00:01 AM, end date: 4/24/2017 11:59:00 PM) Plus Minus Total Pts Max Pts


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Assignment description/instructions

You are required to watch four (4) movies that depict some topics related to mental illness and write a review of the movie within the context of the course material. The purpose of this assignment is to help you gain a better understanding of how mental illness is portrayed to the general public through movies. Each review must be at least two pages long and written in 12 point font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins on all sides. Do not include a title page; simply write your name and the title of the assignment at the top of the first page. Each movie review should include the following sections: (a) brief summary of the movie; (b) analysis of the movie’s portrayal of mental illness and mentally ill persons, (c) analysis of the overt and covert messages about mental illness that were conveyed by the movie to the public, and (d) personal insights and reflections you had during this assignment. Each movie review is worth 25 points, for a total of 100 points for the entire assignment. Please select from the following movies: A Beautiful Mind (2001) The Fisher King (1991) Ordinary People (1980) One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) Girl, Interrupted (1999) The Soloist (2009) The Hours (2002) Benny& Joon (1993) Shutter Island (2010) Canvas (2006)

Please attach your essay as a Word document by the deadline. The essay rubric is below.