Two actors meet in a café in Antwerp. Years before, at drama school, they were full of ideals, convinced they could help save the world through political theatre. Each accuses the other of losing his artistic integrity. The customers become their audience as their altercation becomes more heated.
Themes: Antwerp, theatre, acting, idealism, pragmatism, money, power, re-assessment.
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