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.