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The White Hotel
Opera singer Lisa Erdman suffers from hallucinations along with psychosomatic pains in her left breast and left ovary. She is sent to Sigmund Freud for analysis after biological causes of her illness are ruled out. During her analysis, she recounts to Freud an extended fantasy she had. In this fantasy, which she records both as poetic verses and as a travel journal, she meets Freud's son on a train and travels with him to a white hotel, where the tw...