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One of the last old tenants in an East Berliner neighborhood at the height of gentrification is – do whatever it takes to hold back the yuppie intruders. But as we all know, its a doomed cause.
When her husband’s friend Gabe comes crashing into their life for no good reason, staying for over week on their sofa, she feels uncomfortable. Especially when he tells her he is only into married women and likes to get “free hugs”. But slowly her revulsion turns into pity, and in the end she finds herself willing to defend him.
As a middle-aged woman tries on a dress in a department store, she reflects on her marriage with a much older man and what the passage of time will bring for them and their children. A moving and lyrical meditation on nostalgia, love, and mortality.
“The skies grew wide and open. The flowers had drawn their hearts. The body was filled with movement. Time passed painlessly, as if it were alive.” Bella contemplates her lost love during war time.