In the course of her life, 54-year-old Marlen has become a recluse, hiding in her apartment and hoarding things that have great meaning for her. Fynn is 32 and travels the world with a small rolling suitcase. So when the two meet, the differences couldn't be greater.
Sanne's and Markus' relationship is in crisis. They go on holiday together, but accidentally, fly to the wrong island. There, in desperation, they break into an empty holiday home and embark on a role-playing game using new identities. At first, the game is an exciting rediscovery of their relationship, but it becomes increasingly destructive as they force themselves into archaic roles.
Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had long believed in the ‘Führer’ and followed him willingly, but now they realise that his promises are nothing but lies and deceit ... (more)
The ailing writer and psychoanalyst Lou Andreas-Salomé is leading a lonely existence in Göttingen 1933 threatened by the Nazi regime. When German philologist Ernst Pfeiffer enters her life, she begins to write her memoirs with him. Born 1861 in St. Petersburg she vows never to fall in love and to pursue intellectual perfection ... (more)
At the beginning of the 20th Century Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna. His life and work are driven by beautiful women and an era that is coming to an end. Two women will have a lasting impact on him - his sister and first muse Gerti, and 17 year old Wally, arguably Schiele's one true love, immortalized in his famous painting 'Death and the Maiden ... (more)