This filmed poem is recited by the Lady of a country house, over a hundred years ago, as she looks into her dressing table mirror. A slightly unsettling and literal reflection on the passing of time, the film stems from the idea that an old mirror can make us wonder how many people would have looked into it over the centuries.
Media tycoon John is looking deal with his legacy, and asks his younger brother to write his biography. Long-buried tensions between them threaten to derail John’s schemes, which involve everyone in his life from his former actress wife to a pair of film director brothers. Can John keep control of the players in his game?