• The Five of Me (1981)

The Five of Me

Release Date: 1981

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Based on a real case history, this movie centers on Henry Hawksworth (David Birney), a man who suffers from multiple-personality disorder. As a child he is brutally tormented by his deranged father. As a young man he faces the horrors of the Korean War. To deal with these traumas, Henry develops alternate personas that include a cringing child, a humbled soldier and a wrathful bruiser. However, as Henry starts a family of his own, the conflicting selves vie for control, with violent results.

Cast: David Birney, Dee Wallace, Mitch Ryan

Director: Paul Wendkos

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Transformation, Brooding, 1940s, Growing up, 1950s, 1960s