An unusually intense, aggressive portrayal of contemporary reality that demands constant attention, a reality that doesn’t stand a chance at stopping basic values from being dropped.
Franek, a conman, makes a wager at the horse races with stolen money. He loses. Rysio is a meat processing plant inspector. While inspecting a butchery he finds a drunk Franek who can’t say how he got there. Franek becomes his assistant. Rysio discovers issues at the plant and threatens the director with prison. He then takes Franek to high school graduate reunion where they reminisce about times when people were committed to ideals, helping others selflessly, and honesty. Franek gets drunk again. Rysio fires him. They soon meet again in the audience at a circus. Drunk Franek runs into the arena manifesting his discontent with life in general.