In Treatment 3 Seasons 2010

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Season 3
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22. Frances - Week Six TV-MA CC

With her sister's condition worsening, Frances turns to Paul to cope with her mounting anxieties.

Starring:
Gabriel Byrne, Irrfan Khan
Runtime:
25 minutes
Original air date:
November 29, 2010

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Season 3
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    1. Sunil - Week One (Season Three premiere) A retired math professor from Bengal reluctantly visits Paul to discuss his wife's death six months earlier, his subsequent displacement to the U.S., and the recent tensions he's experienced while living with his son's family.

    TV-MA 29min October 25, 2010
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    2. Frances - Week One A well-known stage and screen actress, whose sister was treated by Paul 18 years earlier, begins therapy to uncover the reasons why she is 'blanking out' during rehearsals for a new play.

    TV-MA 25min October 25, 2010
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    3. Jesse - Week One A 16-year-old homosexual and aspiring photographer--who has been seeing Paul since being caught peddling prescription drugs--talks about his troubling 'pattern of promiscuity,' his unsettled family life, and a recent alarming voicemail.

    TV-MA 26min October 25, 2010
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    4. Adele - Week One In order to get a new prescription for sleeping pills, an exhausted Paul visits a young, serious and intelligent therapist named Adele, and is compelled to confront a number of deep-rooted fears.

    TV-MA 28min October 25, 2010
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    5. Sunil - Week Two Sunil opens up to Paul about his arranged marriage in India--and his frustrations living with Arun's family in New York.

    TV-MA 25min November 1, 2010
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    6. Frances - Week Two Frances tells Paul about her frustrations at work, her alienation from daughter Izzy, and her fears about her health.

    TV-MA 24min November 1, 2010
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    7. Jesse - Week Two Paul addresses Jesse's reluctance to get in touch with his long-lost birth mother.

    TV-MA 24min November 1, 2010
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    8. Adele - Week Two Paul tells Adele he feels betrayed by Gina, and worries about the impact his potential illness will have on his children.

    TV-MA 29min November 1, 2010
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    9. Sunil - Week Three Recounting his first impressions of Julia, Sunil becomes defensive when Paul suggests he may be jealous of Arun's choices.

    TV-MA 29min November 8, 2010
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    10. Frances - Week Three A discussion about Frances' fractured relationship with Patricia turns into an indictment of their late mother.

    TV-MA 22min November 8, 2010
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    11. Jesse - Week Three Paul tries to generate a dialogue between Jesse and his mother Marisa, who has joined him at the session.

    TV-MA 25min November 8, 2010
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    12. Adele - Week Three Paul explores his fears of losing Max to a stepfather.

    TV-MA 26min November 8, 2010
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    13. Sunil - Week Four Sunil finds haunting similarities between his son's relationship with Julia and his own affair years ago.

    TV-MA 30min November 15, 2010
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    14. Frances - Week Four Paul tries to assuage Frances' feelings of self-loathing in the wake of some painful family memories.

    TV-MA 24min November 15, 2010
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    15. Jesse - Week Four Paul breaks through with Jesse about his desire to connect with his birth parents.

    TV-MA 23min November 15, 2010
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    16. Adele - Week Four Adele gets Paul to open up about his lack of passion.

    TV-MA 29min November 15, 2010
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    17. Sunil - Week Five Unsettled by Julia's relationship with an author, Sunil worries Paul with his vivid account of a recent violent dream.

    TV-MA 26min November 22, 2010
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    18. Frances - Week Five Exploring Frances' feelings of panic, Paul is accused of being overly sympathetic to her sister Tricia's plight.

    TV-MA 22min November 22, 2010
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    19. Jesse - Week Five Paul is vexed to learn that Jesse sabotaged a meeting with his biological parents.

    TV-MA 22min November 22, 2010
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    20. Adele - Week Five Adele confronts Paul about his growing obsession with an 'impossible' relationship.

    TV-MA 26min November 22, 2010
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    21. Sunil - Week Six Paul is increasingly concerned over Sunil's erratic behavior at home.

    TV-MA 28min November 29, 2010
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    22. Frances - Week Six With her sister's condition worsening, Frances turns to Paul to cope with her mounting anxieties.

    TV-MA 25min November 29, 2010
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    23. Jesse - Week Six Jesse despairs being abandoned by his parents, despite Paul's assurances.

    TV-MA 24min November 29, 2010
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    24. Adele - Week Six Adele links Paul's frustrations to his inability to make decisions.

    TV-MA 28min November 29, 2010
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    25. Sunil - Week Seven Paul is blindsided by a revelation regarding Sunil's therapy.

    TV-MA 20min December 6, 2010
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    26. Frances - Week Seven Frances struggles with the prospect of losing Tricia.

    TV-MA 22min December 6, 2010
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    27. Jesse - Week Seven Paul tries to get Jesse to open up about a recent transgression and his relationship with his father.

    TV-MA 22min December 6, 2010
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    28. Adele - Week Seven Season Seven Finale. Blaming Adele for his recent setbacks with patients, Paul contemplates the future of his therapy, and his practice.

    TV-MA 22min December 6, 2010

Product Details

Genres Drama
Director Ali Selim
Starring Gabriel Byrne, Irrfan Khan
Supporting actors Amy Ryan, Robyn Rikoon
Season year 2010
Network HBO
Executive Producer Mark A. Baker
Rental rights 24 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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Great acting, great writing.
M. Tomory
Gabriel Byrne does a tour de force job as therapist Paul Weston and indeed very much reminds me of my own first therapist.
carol irvin
It always amused me that Paul interacted with his own therapist the same way he interacted with his own patients.
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50 of 52 people found the following review helpful By Bonnie Brody TOP 100 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on December 17, 2010
Format: DVD
The third season of In Treatment is as compelling and realistic as the previous two seasons. Paul is dealing with issues of health and family, and trying to come to terms with his previous work with Gina who has written a novel that has left Paul up-ended. He seeks out his own therapist, primarily because he has trouble sleeping but other issues come to the surface. He proves himself to be a difficult patient. Paul has three new patients this season. Sunil is a widow from Calcutta. His wife died six months ago and he has been brought to the United States where he is living with his son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren. The friction is so thick you can cut it with a knife. Frances is an actress and also the sister of a patient that Paul saw eighteen years ago. Frances's sister has breast cancer and Frances is struggling with the possibility that she, too, may carry the Br-CA gene. She has been separated from her husband for two years and feels alienated from her daughter. Jesse is a gay high school student with ADD who acts out sexually and drives Paul to distraction. Jesse was adopted and does not feel connected to his adopted parents. He has recently received a phone call from his birth mother and is vacillating about whether to call her or not.

This is the best show on television. The acting and writing are superb. As a retired therapist, I can vouch for the validity of the therapeutic process and sessions. Gabriel Byrne does it again. Don't miss this season.
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52 of 55 people found the following review helpful By carol irvin TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on December 14, 2010
Format: DVD
There was a great deal of unipolar depression littered along my family genetic tree. So that I got it as a young adult and needed this kind of long term treatment seemed inevitable. The way treatment is usually depicted in films and tv is that patient and therapist achieve a complete catharsis for the patient and the patient strides off towards what will now be a brilliant future which he or she will be able to handle without emotional turmoil. Sadly, this rosy treatment plan only exists in most screenwriters' imaginations.

The reality is that therapy is messy, as messy as life itself. It starts and stops like the rest of life starts and stops, not at any great dramatic points but at quite ordinary and often unresolved points. The patient teeters off to do life on his or her own for awhile and after some missteps will often come shakily back into therapy again with perhaps a different therapist. Although the therapist comes across as all knowing and wise in session, if you stumble across your therapist's personal life, you discover his or her personal life eclipses your own in sheer messiness.

This show captures the above like no other film or tv show ever has. It has done so for three seasons. It may have done it best in this season. Gabriel Byrne does a tour de force job as therapist Paul Weston and indeed very much reminds me of my own first therapist. This season we see him in therapy with a new woman therapist plus him as the therapist with three new patients. My personal favorite has always been to see Byrne's Paul Weston in therapy and this season is no exception to that. He is just a complete mess but in a wholly believable way.
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27 of 29 people found the following review helpful By prisrob TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on December 8, 2010
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Therapists say that people come to therapy looking for a reason to blame their parents. Once they've found it they usually quit. The real work of therapy only starts when you discover that holding your parents responsible for your problems really doesn't solve as much as you thought it would. Good to have someone to blame.

'In Treatment's third year you will again find four half-hour episodes per week. The first three half-hours are Paul's ongoing sessions with his patients, and the final one brings us inside Paul's sessions with his therapist. His therapist for the first two years is gone, and a new one, Adele, is on the scene. And, she is a therapist that we all want. Intelligent and insightful, she brings Gabriel Byrne, Paul, to his senses. She will not allow him to wallow in his misery and points it out, weekly, with force.

the other three patients are a mixed group. Debra Winger as Frances, an actress who come to Paul when she begins to have trouble remembering her lines. Sunil, a new widower from India who has come to live with son and his family, deeply unhappy and seemingly in a depressed state. Jesse, an adopted gay teen who is promiscuous and torn between his lovers and his families. All of them fascinating in their own way, but it is Adele, played by Amy Ryan, who keeps our focus. Sharp, she begins to get inside Paul's head, and he begins to wonder if what he thought was true, indeed is.

Gabriel Byrne is a force to be reckoned with. His performance is award winning and so convincing that at times his wounds are palpable. Kudos to the staff and actors of this marvelous HBO show.

Highly Recommended. prisrob 12-08-10

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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful By ChaCha on December 10, 2010
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There is an uncanny intimacy in this season that makes the "fly on the wall" experience of the previous two seasons pale in comparison. Three new patients: the first is Sunil, a retired math professor from India who recently lost his wife and is now having difficulty adjusting to life in Brooklyn living with his physician son, literary agent daughter-in-law and their children. The second is Jesse a petulant and disturbed 17 year old homosexual who is dealing with family issues within his adoptive family, being contacted by his birth parents and general teen-age angst. The last patient is Frances, a semi well known actress currently starring in a Broadway play who initially starts treatment because she can't remember her lines. Equally, if not more compelling than the other patients is Paul Weston himself as he continues his own therapy with a new therapist, Adele, brilliantly portrayed by Amy Ryan. The intensity that Gabriel Byrne continues to bring to his role is staggering. In Treatment is one of my favorite shows and it is with bitter disappointment that we don't yet know if there will be a 4th season. God, I hope so.
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