Reports Extra: The Last Resort (1978)

Film details


Investigates the case of Sydney Harrison, a man suffering from almost total para lysis as a result of a neurological disease. He is a patient at the Young Disabl ed Unit at Withington Hospital, Manchester and has complained about lack of attention there, despite the fact th at the unit is specially designed for cases such as his. The opposing points of view of the nurses and his wife are discussed. Intended for general audiences

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top