The film’s lonely protagonist Oliver works as an air traffic controller at Bratislava airport. He lives in the obscurity of a housing estate where he has a view onto his neighbours’ windows. For him the young family opposite represents an ideal of happiness he determines to become a part of.
Marquand and Maria are painters and lovers who live together. As Maria works on series of paintings, Marquand visits his friend Gregor, a horse breeder and philosopher, sleeps with the angelic Angie and visits his daughter Lucia several times. Marquand and Lucia, who have begun a tender affair.
A young Portuguese boy and his adopted Angolan sister are departing from Lisbon for Operation Iraqi Freedom. The mother realizes they are having a secret love affair. The father is profiting from infrastructure development investments. A moral decision to make in the battlefield…
Their usual objective is Québec City, where they can soak up a bit of French culture without a trip to France. With an eye for humour, this film shows the people of Québec taking a look at American tourists who have come to Québec to take a look at them.
Someone gave Karl Valentin und Liesl Karlstadt tickets to see Goethe’s „Faust“ which is playing at the theater. Both of them go through lots of trouble getting themselves ready for the occasion. However, many things go wrong and time is running short.
They meet in person many years after seeing each other for the first time in photos sent by regular mail. They have waited for this meeting for a long time, in which they were only allowed to write letters. They are convicts from men’s and women’s prisons.
Cibrâil, a young policeman of Turkish origin, lives happily with his girlfriend in Berlin. But what is causing the young policeman’s sleepless nights? One day his girlfriend’s cousin who lives in Rome, comes to stay and, bit by bit, Cibrâil ’s life is turned upside down.
Michael is avoiding phone calls regarding his dear friend and former lover Chris who is dying back in America. While trying to write, he is disturbed by the noisy surfers next door as they get ready for a weekend away of surf. C.K., one of the surfers, remains behind to surf the local beach.