Plot – Chas, a young gangster who is part of a powerful criminal organization in London, kills a rival gang member during a settlement of accounts, going against the rules given by his superiors. Chased by the police and by his gang, Chas finds shelter in the basement of an old building, occupied by a former singer, Turner, and his two perverted friends Pherber and Lucy. Drugged by Turner and the two girls, Chas falls under the influence of the others.
All actors – James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton, Ann Sidney, John Bindon, Stanley Meadows, Allan Cuthbertson, Anthony Morton, Johnny Shannon, Anthony Valentine, Kenneth Colley, John Sterland, Laraine Wickens, , Helen Booth, Terry Duggan, Reg Lye, Ian McShane, Billy Murray, Anthony Royeshow all
“Performance” Quotes 15 quotes
“- Pherber: Did you never have a female feel?
- Chas: No! Never! I feel like a man! A man - all the time.
- Pherber: That's awful. That's what's wrong with you, isn't it?
- Chas: What do you mean?
- Pherber: A man's man's world.”
“- Turner: If you were me, what would you do?
- Chas: I don't know. It depends. It depends who you are. So, I don't know.
- Turner: Who I am? Do you know who you are?”
“Business is business and progress is progress.”
“Words still have meanings, even in our days of the computer.”
“- Harry Flowers: The world's a dodgy place, my friends, I can't help that. But, we've got progress. Look at the Yanks!
- Dennis: The new world.”
“America's a blinding place for nightlife.”
“- Turner: We've gone too far. He means we haven't really got any where.
- Pherber: He means we've got to go much further out.
- Turner: We have to go much further, much further back! And faster.”
“I'll tell you this: the only performance that makes it, that really makes it, that makes it all the way, is the one that achieves madness. Right? Am I right? You with me?”
“- Chas: I need a bohemian atmosphere! I'm an artist, Mr. Turner. Like yourself.
- Turner: You - juggle.”
“Nothing is true, everything is permitted.”