The life of a single, 51-year-old schoolteacher Lies is disrupted when a new girl arrives in her class. She faces a traumatic event from her past. A desire slowly grows towards retaliation from the grief for what was done to her.
Through a gray blanket of cloud the contours of a mountain can be barely discerned. This is Mount Fuji, a volcano with many faces and of immeasurable cultural and symbolic significance. We ... See full summary »
Karsten apparently has it settled. However, in this provincial German town, a moment of weakness turns to disaster, disappointment soon fuels anger, justice hides behind hypocrisy, and evil gradually unfolds.
Coco has no idea what to do with her life until she discovers her mother is terminally ill. She wholeheartedly embraces this new purpose in life and moves in with her mother to take care of her, ignoring their distant relationship, as well as her mother's desire to die alone.
Stefan de Walle,
After serving prison for causing the death of his girlfriend, Ben returns home, confronting his parents in law who are taking care of his little daughter. Ben lives in the village of Waldstille with his girlfriend Tinka and their little daughter Cindy. After a night of partying, Ben causes a car accident which is fatal for Tinka and he is sent to prison. When Ben returns home, Tinka's parents have become the guardians for Cindy. They are embittered, holding Ben responsible for Tinka's death. Ben wants to be in his daughter's life, but he has a hard time accomplishing that. As soon as Ben sees his chance, he runs off with Cindy.