Psychiatrist Eldon Chance is facing divorce while trying to save his relationship with his daughter. Tired of patients with intractable disorders, he decides to help to an enigmatic woman who is besieged her abusive ex-husband.
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Some of D's books can be seen when he is talking to Chance: The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams, about two dogs that escape an animal testing facility and are pursued by the government and media, and "I, Claudius" by Robert Graves, a biography of the Roman Empire who's family perceives him to be an idiot and keeps him out of the public eye- while he uses that perception to survive in his murderous family and government. See more
The French have a phrase: 'mutilé de guerre'. Do you know it? "I was mutilated by war". I spend my day in the company of those mutilated by life, mostly beyond repair. I have always held to the belief that there are times, not times, moments, when the right word, emotion, single touch, might heal. I have held this though I know the workings of the world will not permit these... these words or emotions. There will be no grand gestures or interventions. They are all images seen through a glass ...