During the trip, Elizabeth reveals that Simon was previously a client of hers. They started an affair, and she found his erotic mindspot.However, he became obsessed with her, and eventually abusive.After ransacking Simon's apartment and trashing his car, the gang kidnaps and unsuccessfully tortures him.But he has no memory of where he has hidden the painting.Nate, a gang member, sees them together and warns Simon, who confronts Elizabeth with it.She responds by touching his erotic mindspot, related to Goya's Nude Maja.
On the elevator, Simon stops Franck with a fire extinguisher, and then with the pistol, now loaded with the three bullets. Heading back into the apartment, Simon shoots the three gang members.
The world premiere of the film was held in London on 19 March 2013.
Simon (Mc Avoy), an art auctioneer, becomes an accessory to the theft of a painting–Goya's Witches in the Air–from his own auction house.
As a first hypnotic exercise, Simon recalls where he put some car keys.
Elizabeth exposes the gang's plan to have her hypnotize him, and demands partnership.
In a next hypnotic episode, under gang supervision, Simon remembers that, shortly after the blow to his head, he awoke alone.