Mahler en Kokoschka
Alma Mahler wants to be worshipped. She wants to be the ultimate muse. She finds a willing victim in the desperately infatuated artist Oskar Kokoschka. Their tempestuous love affair, on the eve of the roaring twenties, is the talk of the town in avant-garde Vienna. When Alma becomes uncomfortable with the intensity of their love and leaves Kokoschka, he makes a desperate attempt to win her back. He has a doll made in her image. He takes it to the theatre, paints its portrait, until he decapitates the doll under the influence of fire and alcohol.