Two women past their prime sit on the terrace of the Café Hulstkamp on the De Keyserlei in Antwerp, sipping coffee. They have known each other since schooldays but have never been friends. They sit at separate tables in the hope that, for the price of a few whiskies, they can buy the company of an attractive young man for a few hours. But how dangerous is the game they are playing?
Themes: old age, marriage, wasted chances. dreams, fear, loneliness.
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