A Performance

A performer stands on stage in a run-down theatre that has forgotten better times if it ever had them. There is a tense, electric atmosphere; despite their weary cynicism, the audience cannot help but wonder if what they’ve heard is true. The performer begins: he picks up a scalpel from the tray of medical equipment at his side and starts to cut along the scarred side of his ribcage. The spectators’ expressions change: some are scared, some are entranced, and some are repulsed. From the side, the performer’s doctor watches, transfixed…

Country
UK

Category
European Dramatic Short

Runtime 00:10:30

Directed by
Guy Paterson