Gerald Baxter, a middle aged businessman, starts a new job at a company called the Firm where his only jobs are collecting occasional messages. Gerald becomes bored and alienated from his life and wife. He befriends a girl who offers him another life but in the end conforms.
Peter Cummins as Gerald Baxter
Eileen Chapman as Melissa
Bethany Lee as the girl
Peter Carmondy as Barry
Dianne Preston as Christie
Sarah Chapman as Sally
Marie Keenan as pub lady
John Preston as Melissa's lover
Max Gillies as managing director
The film was shot in Victoria partly with funds provided by the Australia Council. Filming took four weeks over the summer of 1974 using actors with whom Duigan had worked in the theatre.