“This is a terrifically nasty thriller about seizing control, over others and over oneself. ”
—Amy Nicholson, Variety
“A jet-black romantic comedy hidden inside a twisty psychosexual thriller. Or maybe it’s the other way around.”
—Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times (A NYT Critic’s Pick)
A wickedly dark comedy follows dominatrix Rebecca (Emmy Award® nominee Margaret Qualley) and her wealthy client, Hal (Christopher Abbott), as they engage in a high-stakes role-playing game for power and control.
In the wake of inheriting his father’s hotel chain, Hal attempts to end his long and secret relationship with Rebecca. A battle of wills ensues over the course of one incredibly fraught night, with both Rebecca and Hal struggling to keep the upper hand as the power dynamics swing wildly back and forth.