'Hysteria' -- 2 stars

<b>R; 1:35 running time</b><Br><br>
The stylistically uncertain romantic comedy stars Maggie Gyllenhaal as the late 19th century social reformer daughter of London's (fictional) Dr. Dalrymple, played by Jonathan Pryce. The doctor's successful treatment of society ladies diagnosed, willy-nilly and with extreme cluelessness, with various forms of hysteria has led to a thriving practice and extremely strong word-of-mouth. Dalrymple has enough business, in fact, to hire an assistant, a character inspired by the historical record: Dr. Mortimer Granville (Hugh Dancy). -- Michael Phillips<br><Br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0515-hysteria-20120525-22,0,534535.column>"Hysteria" movie review</a>

( May 24, 2012 )

R; 1:35 running time

The stylistically uncertain romantic comedy stars Maggie Gyllenhaal as the late 19th century social reformer daughter of London's (fictional) Dr. Dalrymple, played by Jonathan Pryce. The doctor's successful treatment of society ladies diagnosed, willy-nilly and with extreme cluelessness, with various forms of hysteria has led to a thriving practice and extremely strong word-of-mouth. Dalrymple has enough business, in fact, to hire an assistant, a character inspired by the historical record: Dr. Mortimer Granville (Hugh Dancy). -- Michael Phillips

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