- Genre: Romantic comedy
- Film running length: 99 min
(excl trailers and advertisements)
- UK Release Date: 21/9/2012
- Directed by: Tanya Wexler
- Country: United Kingdom
- Language: English
- Distributor: Sony Pictures
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce
Light-hearted romantic comedy ‘Hysteria’ tells the true story of a struggling young doctor whose invention of the electro-mechanical vibrator created a huge buzz in the world of Victorian medicine.
‘Hysteria’ follows forward-thinking Mortimer Granville’s (Hugh Dancy) fortunes as his innovative ideas lead to one of the first ever patents for an electrical device – and a tempestuous love affair with his mentor’s daughter Charlotte (Maggie Gyllenhaal) that culminates in him questioning his deepest felt beliefs.
Contains frequent moderate sex references.
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Hysteria: Average guest rating breakdown (across UK & Ireland):
Total ratings: 1
Average rating: 5.0
Latest customer review (from a total of 1 review):
British Cinema - Love It
The plot, though desperately see-through, pulls together some wonderful character pieces, and entertains throughout. Lovely feel good film, that will lift your spirits and fill you with laughter - and cure you of hysteria, no doubt.
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