I was stuck in an Austrian bed and breakfast on Pentecost (Pfingsten)Weekend and caught this one. It's about an elderly couple in a nursing home, who believe they have been invited to Sunday dinner by their relatives. They have to navigate all sorts of new-fangled inventions (like the subway system) to get to their destination, and there are lots of humorous moments. When they arrive, the relatives aren't at home. Presumably they had told the old folks "we'll have you over for dinner on Pentecost" and never expected them to remember the invitation. The ending takes place in a church and has mystical overtones.
I got the impression that this film is shown every year at Pentecost for the kiddies (like we show Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Christmas). Although this movie is pretty saccharine, it was a good insight into German culture, and was easy to follow for a young American practicing German!
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