Steve, a dancer-turned-impresario, returns to Hungary from Canada after 20 years. He finds Communism gone, but his brother, Gyula, still runs the dance company they started together and is married to his former sweetheart, Mari. Their rivalry is triggered instantly, but Mari challenges them to revive their last success together, on the ballad The Maiden Danced to Death.
Endre Hules was born in Hungary and studied acting at the Cellar Theatre in Budapest before graduating from the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts. He has worked as a stage, television, and radio director all over Europe, North America, and Asia; and he has acted in dozens of Hollywood movies and TV shows. He is also fluent in French and Russian.