Emily, a child, stays with her bourgeois grandparents during frequent periods when her mother makes films. Isabelle wraps a picture, flies to her childhood home to pick up Emily, and plans to leave for her place in France.
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The struggle against tradition, expectation and fear is too great for the individual, and maybe even for the society. After forty years, the Nazis still cripple Germany. One of the most pungent tragedies committed to film.