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In this fast-paced comedy written by Vaclav Havel, Dr. Edward Hummel, a sociologist, is home nursing a cold when he is visited by a team of government researchers. Led by Dr. Betty Balthazar, they attempt to analyze Hummel's personality using an Artificial Intelligence machine named Pazuk. Throughout the experiment, the sex-crazed Hummel strings along his wife, mistress and young student in a series of sexual indiscretions, creating a comic whirlwind of jealous women and slamming doors. When the Pazuk machine breaks down, Hummel cracks under pressure, the emotions he has been repressing behind his intellectual, academic façade spilling out in a hilarious and chilling climax.

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