Altered States

Altered States Trailers

Original title Altered States
Category Science Fiction, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 1980
Production Country
Directors Ken Russell
Cast William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid, Thaao Penghlis, Miguel Godreau, Dori Brenner, Peter Brandon, Charles White-Eagle, Drew Barrymore, Jack Murdock, Francis X. McCarthy, Evan Richards, Megan Jeffers, Deborah Baltzell


A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.