Behind the Lines (1997)
"Jonathan Pryce (Tomorrow Never Dies, Evita, The Age of Innocence) stars in this critically acclaimed, emotionally electrifying story of war's devastating impact on a group of World War I soldiers -- and on the doctor who risks his own grip on reality to treat them. Dr. William Rivers (Pryce) is a psychiatrist in a moral straightjacket. At a respected Scottish asylum, he heals shell- shocked soldiers...so he can reluctantly send them back to the unspeakable carnage of the European trenches. Then he encounters an intriguingly different kind of patient. Siegfried (James Wilby) is a brilliant, courageous war hero sent to the asylum for publishing an outspoken anti-war pamphlet. As Rivers and Siegfried each struggle to cope with memories of the war's nightmarish brutality, the line between patient and doctor begins to blur. Now the fight for sanity in the midst of an insane conflict becomes the most desperate life-and-death battle of all." [Description from the cassette box] Based on the novel by Pat Barker and the Screenplay by Allan Scott.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Minutes of Proceedings of the Sub-Committee on Bill C-47 Respecting: An Act Respecting Human Reproductive Technologies and Commercial Transactions Relating to Human Reproduction of the Standing Committee on Health. Second Session of the Thirty- Fifth Parliament, 1996-1997. Meetings Nos. 1 to 8 From December 5, 1996 to April 14, 1997 Proces-Verbaux Du Sous-Comite Sur Le Projet De Loi C-47 Concerant: Loi Concernant Les Techniques De Reproduction Humaine Et Les Operations Commerciales Liees a La Reproduction Humaine Du Comite Permanent De La Sante. Deuxieme Session De La Trente-Cinquieme Legislature, 1996-97. Seances Nos. 1 a 8, 5 Decembre 1996 a 14 Avril 1997 Unknown creator (Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Sub-Committee on Bill C-47, 1997)