The mysterious death of a musician hits everyone like a bombshell. Being in mourning is hard enough, but their reputation as a cursed orchestra is doubly unsettling. Hélène is overcome with doubt. She had had a violent dispute with the oboist just before his death. Did she have something to do with it? The director is persuaded she did. With all the mounting pressure around her, and when her husband leaves her to move in with the orchestra’s horn player, Hélène’s mental state deteriorates.
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