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an intricate relationship drama based on Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler
, focuses on a dinner party. Newlyweds Hedda and Jorgen are trying to secure Jorgen’s promotion by wining and dining the department head, Dr. Brack. However, there are two surprise guests: Jorgen’s ex-lover Thea and Hedda’s lost lover Eilert, who is also a threat to Jorgen’s career move. In a moment of freedom, Hedda becomes intimate with Eilert again, but to Eilert’s desperation seems to side with Jorgen in the end. When confronted with Eilert’s alcoholic self-pity, she coldly facilitates his suicide. Hedda, surprised and tragically desperate in the knowledge that her husband Jorgen is willing to sacrifice her to secure his position and a life of passion and freedom is thus forever lost, puts an end to her life.