A Dangerous Method

A Dangerous Method

  • R
  • 2011
  • 99 min
  • Switzerland, UK
  • drama, thriller

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

Director: David Cronenberg

Screenwriter: Christopher Hampton

Stars: Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender

A provocative historical fiction about the early days of psychoanalysis, A Dangerous Method is buoyed by terrific performances by Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, and Viggo Mortensen.


  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg

    David Paul Cronenberg, OC, FRSC (born March 15, 1943) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter. He is one of the principal originators of what is commonly known as the body horror or venereal horror genre. This style of filmmaking explores people's fears of bodily transformation and infection. In his films, the psychological is typically intertwined with the physical. In the first...

Main Cast


Producer: Jeremy Thomas

Editor: Ronald Sanders

Casting: Deirdre Bowen

Director Of Photography: Peter Suschitzky

Original Music Composer: Howard Shore

Costume Design: Denise Cronenberg

Executive Producer: Stephan Mallmann, Karl Spoerri, Thomas Sterchi, Peter Watson, Matthias Zimmermann

Associate Producer: Richard Mansell, Tiana Alexandra

Production Design: James McAteer


Tagline: Why deny what you desire the most.

Genres: drama, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: psychoanalysis, sadomasochism, mentor, cheating husband, sigmund freud


Year: 2011

Runtime: 99 min

Country: Switzerland, UK, Germany, Canada, USA

Language: English

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, DTS

Also Known As

  • Niebezpieczna metoda (PL)