Cinema: A Case for Treatment

Morgan! This wildly offbeat black comedy from Britain, adapted by Scenarist David Mercer from his own BBC television play, tells how an unmanageable, eccentric young painter is destroyed by his love for his mother, Karl Marx, King Kong, and a sleek London socialite named Leonie. Leonie is Morgan's wife, but she has just divorced him. His idea of wooing her back is to put a skeleton in her bed or to wire her boudoir with shattering hi-fi sound effects, hoping that her lover and husband-to-be may die of fright. He steals Leonie's car, nearly blows her mother to smithereens, finally has...

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