The Brute (1976)

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  • The Brutal Syndrome Working


Executive Teddy Shepherd is in the practice of beating his wife Diane and once attempts to brand her while making love. Diane tries to get support but the police will not believe her story. She is comforted by Millie, another 'battered wife', with whom she agrees to share a flat. Teddy locates Diane and threatens that if she leaves him he will take their son Tim out of the country. Diane's solicitor informs her that she needs the branding iron to prove her case.

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