In the Presence of a Clown | 1999
Inventor Carl Akerblom is a 54-year-old man and admirer of Franz Shubert. He is also a patient in the psychiatric ward of Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, after having attempted to beat to death his fiancee, Pauline Thibault. Together with another patient, Professor Osvald Vogler, they set up a film project: the living talkie. Before long, they set off on a frantic tour with their film.