An der Tür

(At the door)

Germany / 2013
Narrative / 5 min / Colored

Director:Miriam Bliese
Script: Miriam Bliese
Cinematography: Markus Koob
Producer: Clemens Köstlin
Production: Deutsche Film & Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb) & ARTE

A man comes to pick up his son at his ex-wife’s house, just like every weekend. As always, he waits at the entrance of her apartment building for his son to come down stairs. But this Saturday, it takes a little longer. Their son wants to finish watching a TV show. And so it happens that the separated couple starts to talk again – via the intercom. Suddenly the former intimacy is back, the conversation almost turns into a flirt…

The most painful thing about a separation is the fact that you remain so close to each other.

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