A sleazy Hollywood agent tricks one of his clients, a faded action star, into playing King Lear in an amateur charity production in England.
Charles Durning, playing Burt Reynolds' Hollywood agent in this movie, was about eighty-five-years-old when he appeared in this movie.
Amanda. My people loved you in that Pride and... eh... Punishment thing.
Amanda Blacke: Yeah, thanks.
Jan Kopye: Can you get naked? We want to get on with it.
Amanda Blacke: Excuse me, what?
Jan Kopye: Just take your clothes off.
Amanda Blacke: Eh... which scene from Sense and Sensibility is this?
Jan Kopye: The orgy scene.
The end credits for the main cast appear one at a time as the actors in the play take their curtain call and bow to the audience in the theatre or, alternatively, in twos as they're sitting in the audience, applauding.
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