A judge in an unnamed country interviews three actors, together and singly, provoking them while investigating a pornographic performance for which they may face a fine. Their relationships are complicated: Sebastian, volatile, a heavy drinker, in debt, guilty of killing his former partner, is having an affair with that man's wife. She is Thea, high strung, prone to fits, and seemingly fragile, currently married to Sebastian's new partner, Hans. Hans is the troupe leader, wealthy, self-contained, growing tired. The judge plays on the trio's insecurities, but when they finally, in a private session with him, perform the masque called The Rite, they may have their revenge
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French certificate: 13 (theatrical release). See more
Not only are you nasty and repulsive, you're a crap actor to boot. Your acting in the past few minutes is among the worst I've ever seen. You're ruthless, immoral and rotten. People like you don't deserve to live.