Two brothers, one of them suffering aftereffects of electro-therapy, offer a tramp a job as caretaker for the house they own. He attempts to elevate his position by setting the brothers against each other. Drama.
The chemistry between these three actors as they stagger through Pinter’s skewed world is perfect. They had played these roles on stage, and while the characters are completely unfocused, Bates, Pleasance, and Shaw are certainly not.