While driving aimlessly after a quarrel with his girlfriend, a writer accidentally runs over and kills a child who sleds in front of his car. While he's legally innocent, the accident and its aftermath deeply traumatizes him. Over the next 12 years, he struggles to make sense of what happened and continue on with life, but when he looks in the mirror, he sees a murderer. Written by
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Director Wim Wenders worked with actor Patrick Bauchau 34 years earlier, on the 1982 film "The State of Things". Bauchau played a German film director (stand-in for Wenders) who has difficulty completing a film. See more