László Borbély (John)Antal Cserna (Zoltán Szabó)Anita Deutsch (Sara)Hélène de Fougerolles (Márta Kiss)Soo Garay (Jo)Kathleen Gati (Justine)Zoltán Gera (Concierge)Kim Huffman (Lisa Warrington)Ibolya Kotilla (Katalin)Ági Margitai (Éva)Kati Marton (Hedvig)Jürgen Prochnow (József Kovács)Tamás Puskás (Guy)Philip Quast (Bradley)Erika Sajgál (Klára)Craig Sheffer (Adam Ellis)András Stohl (Barnabás)Mariann Szalay (Waitress)
In Budapest, the aspirant writer Adam Ellis from New York lives with the also American Lisa Warrington in an apartment that belongs to her chief József Kovács that Lisa worships. Kovács is a former communist and presently an entrepreneur hated by his compatriots. One day, a blonde is chased by two men in the subway and then on the streets; however she cuts the throat of one of them with a straight razor in a corridor in a building. Then she breaks in Adam's apartment to flee from the other man. She tries to seduce Adam and then she tells a strange story about her husband, her little daughter and Kovacs. Adam decides to help her but is the woman telling the truth?