Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Stacy Keach stars in this picture as Jake Horner, a college professor beset with a wide variety of emotional problems. He seeks out help in therapy, conducted by unorthodox psychologist Dr. D (James Earl Jones). The bizarre treatment leads Horner into the arms of Rennie Morgan (Dorothy Tristan), the wife of a fellow teacher; their affair ugly has disastrous consequences for all concerned. End of the Road was adapted from a novella by John Barth. The film was originally rated X by the MPAA in 1970, but then re-rated R (sans edits) for its 2012 DVD premiere.
abortion, extramarital-affair, mental-illness, mid-life-crisis, professor, psychiatry, tragic-love