Fake or Fortune returns for a fifth series, beginning with one of the most challenging cases the team has ever encountered. Can art detectives Philip Mould and Fiona Bruce prove that a painting of a man in a black cravat is one of the first pictures ever painted by celebrated and controversial British artist Lucian Freud, even though Freud himself denied painting it?
The film probes deeply into the ways in which Freud's own experiences and unconscious processes may have inspired his influential and persistently controversial ideas.
This pseudo-biographical movie depicts 5 years from 1885 on in the life of the Viennan psychologist Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure hysteric patients, because they believe they're just simulating to gain attention. But Freud learns to use hypnosis to find out the reasons for the psychosis. His main patient is a young woman who refuses to drink water and is plagued by always the same nightmare.
Painted Life explores the life and work of Lucian Freud, undoubtedly one of Britain's greatest artists. Freud gave his full backing to the documentary shortly before his death. Uniquely, he was filmed painting his last work, a portrait of his assistant David Dawson.
Sigmund Freud - Austrian psychiatrist and founder of the psychoanalytic school in psychology, directions, spreading the theory that much of human behavior is controlled by unconscious motives, have hidden sexual connotations. He became interested in hypnosis and its application to assist the mentally ill. Later he abandoned hypnosis, preferring him to free association and analysis of dreams. These methods became the basis of psychoanalysis. Freud was also interested in what he called "hysteria, and now known as the conversion syndrome. Theories of Freud and used them to treatments caused controversy in Vienna in the XIX century and still remain the subject of heated debate. Freud's ideas are often discussed and analyzed in literary and philosophical works, in addition to the ongoing debate in the scientific and medical literature. He is often called the «father of psychoanalysis»