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Release Date: January 23, 2004Running Time: 92 mins.
Genre: Documentary, Drama

Gigi Buffington
David Solomon
Aria Knee
Maria Silverman

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An examination the tricky intimacy between psychoanalysts and their patients. Film interweaves a fictional narrative, documentary interviews, screen tests and a parodied tv documentary of the analyst's favorite piece of furniture--the Eames Chair--to look at issues of power, manipulation and the promise of empathy, patient and therapist disclosure, performance and identity, authority and gender, voyeurism, sexual exploitation, and the boundaries between truth and fiction.