Excellent film, though a bit dated, on the unpredictable asylum system in the US. It follows several individuals as they are interviewed by asylum officers. I use this in several of my classes and it always has a significant impact on the students.
A movie about a patients experiences in a mental institution.One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest was released in 1975 filmed and directed by Miloš Forman. The film stars Jack Nicholson who is sent to a mental institution for evaluation. Jack Nicholson goes through many trials and tribulations with other patents at the mental institution and in doing so he exposes some of the institutions corruption.