The Brood (1979) - Plot Summary Poster


Plot Summary

  • A man's wife is under the care of an eccentric and unconventional psychologist who uses innovative and theatrical techniques to breach the psychological blocks in his patients. When their daughter comes back from a visit with her mother and is covered with bruises and welts, the father attempts to bar his wife from seeing the daughter but faces resistance from the secretive psychologist. Meanwhile, the wife's mother and father are attacked by strangely deformed children, and the man begins to suspect a connection with the psychologist's methods.

    - Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>
  • A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.

    - Written by Matt Patay and Ben Cheshire


At the Somafree Institute, Dr. Hal Raglan humiliates his patient Mike by saying: "you're just a weak person...

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