HOLLOW PITY, EMPTY TERROR

A DIRGE IN THREE MOVEMENTS ON THE CAPRICIOUSNESS OF DEATH

In an ancient hilltop monastery in Macedonia, a young monk named Kiril (Gregoire Colin of Olivier, Olivier) finds a frightened girl (Labina Mitevska) hiding in his cell. She is, we learn, the victim of ethnic hatred, and once her enemies track her down, the peace of this retreat is violently, permanently shattered.

In a London restaurant Anne (Katrin Cartlidge of Naked) and her estranged husband meet to discuss their problems. Their conversation is interrupted by a loud argument between a waiter and a customer. The customer leaves, then returns and sprays the room with shots, killing the husband, among others.

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