An approach to the best films about rare diseases for medical students and interested in human psychology
There is a wide variety of films that treat human diseases, especially those related to cancer, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. However, the seventh art also took charge of visualizing rare diseases classified as those suffered by a small portion of the population, generally relieved by treatments but without a definitive cure. We selected some films about rare diseases for medical students, which will also interest psychologists who work with chronic patients to mitigate the psychic consequences and the sociologists who study human interactions.
Jack the Ripper, the Strangler of Boston, the Vampire of Düsseldorf … terrifying nicknames that perfectly describe very different individuals, but who have at least two similarities: they were all real worst serial killers, and their life has been taken to the movies. If you are eating or have a sensitive heart, do not keep reading. What you are going to see next is a compendium of human evil elevated to its maximum potential. Come on; this is not ‘ Bambi.’ Or maybe yes, given the tragic childhood antecedents of the fawn. The loss of the mother at a young age can be one of the factors to become one of the serial killers that star in the following films.
Next, we are going to review the best animated films in history. As usual, it is a personal selection, so do not be surprised that this or that title is missing whose absence seems unforgivable. Without further ado, I leave you with them: