Richie Bravo, once upon a time a successful pop star, chases after his faded fame in wintry Rimini. Trapped between permanent intoxication and concerts for busloads of tourists, his world starts to collapse when his adult daughter re-enters his life. She demands money from him that he doesn't have.
This is a chilling parable about the sins of the father becoming the punishments of the child, and about the moral arc of the universe bending, across generations, toward the coldest justice imaginable.
Director Ulrich Seidl’s lounge singer is so horrible, he may be brilliant.