Betrayal (1978)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama, Melodrama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The second TV-movie to bear the title Betrayal stars Lesley Ann Warren and Rip Torn. Warren plays Julie Roy, a sensitive young woman seeking solace through therapy. Torn co-stars as Julie's psychiatrist Dr. Hartogs. It turns out that the far-from-ethical Hartogs has a hidden agenda: while pretending to minister to Julie's needs, he inveigles her into a sexual relationship. First telecast November 13, 1978, Betrayal was based on an actual case and adapted from a book co-written by the real-life Julie Roy.

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doctor/nurse, betrayal, extramarital-affair, malpractice, patient [medical], psychiatry, rape, sex, victim