This film traces the career of Dr Edward Trenbow (Corin Redgrave), who becomes a well-respected Sydney psychiatrist. In the 1920s, he takes up residence at Callan Park Asylum. The film touches on issues of psychoanalysis and physical treatments, such as fever treatment. Written by
Sujit R. Varma
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The film's opening title card reads "1918". The picture is set in four time periods. They are: 1918, 1920, 1932 and 1941 - all represented by title cards when each year episode starts. Despite the film's title, only two of the four periods depicted in the film are actually "between wars". See more