Can film scripts help people understand anxiety?

by Peter D. Marshall

by Laura Barnett.

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Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions, now with its own arts festival. But can seeing various disorders played out in films such as Solaris and Walz With Bashir further our understanding?

Anxiety has always been woven into the fabric of film-making. From the nail-biting Hitchcock thriller to the bombastic Hollywood action movie, most films work to keep viewers on the edge of their seats; even a romantic comedy can bring a level of worry about whether everything will turn out as it should.

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