Integrating the plots of the Frank Wedekind play "Death and Devil" and the Chekov story "A Nervous Breakdown," this turn-of-the-20th-century drama concerns the battle between reformer Eleanor Marchus (Courtney Patterson) and Casti-Piani (Daniel Thomas May), the owner of a brothel. While she fights for the release of a girl she believes he is holding against her will, he attempts to distract and seduce her. With Christie Vozniak, Clifton Guterman. 75 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; deleted scenes; bonus short "The Other Half" (2009); theatrical trailer; more.