Set during a recent European revolution, when the students have just begun to rise, the film focuses on the unusual relationship between Dr. Pavenic and his housekeeper, Ana. In the midst of a night alive with the rattle of gunfire and burning buildings, the doctor tells the story of his obsession for his enigmatic housekeeper, to a dinner table of his guests. His shocking honesty eventually prompts each guest in turn, to disclose some inner corner of his own life.
Director: Nicolas Roeg.
Writers: Stephen Dobyns (novel), Allan Scott.
Stars: Sonia Braga, Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Nickolas Grace, Ion Caramitru, Sevilla Delofski, Ravil Isyanov, Matt Terdre, John Shrapnel, Karl Tessler, Lisa Orgolini, Niall Refoy, Andrew Tiernan, Rade Serbedzija.
1995 Chicago International Film Festival – Nominated for the Gold Hugo.