God dammit, I feel like a grade A prick. Yeah, it ends exactly like you expect it would, but I had no idea the ride to that ending would be so enjoyable. It was still such an interesting premise and actually raised real issues related to mental health, especially during that time period.
I'm so sorry if I bashed you for liking this flick. All my movie recommendations and condemnations should be viewed as suspect. I have no idea what I'm talking about apparently.