Senta Berger, Günther Maria Halmer, and Konstantin Wecker take the audience on an amusing and worldly-wise trip into the past.
After more than 50 years of marriage, the romantic relationship between Marianne and Günter has turned into a joyless routine. And now it seems they're becoming more and more forgetful -- until the day when Günter gets hold of a pill that promises to restore all their memories. Suddenly they're all back! Together the couple relive all the ups and downs of their lives until they finally remember the most important thing: the reason why they fell in love with each other.
Meet the director
Rainer Kaufmann was born in Frankfurt am Main in 1959, where he studied German and film before studying directing at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). In 1993 Kaufmann directed the multiple award-winning TV movie DANN EBEN MIT GEWALT; since then he has made a name for himself with TV movies such as MARIAS LETZTE REISE (awarded the Adolf-Grimme-Preis in Gold, the 2005 German Television Award and the 2005 Bavarian TV Award) and feature films such as STADTGESPRÄCH, DIE APOTHEKERIN, and KALT IST DER ABENDHAUCH. Several of his films had their world premiere at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN, including EIN FLIEHENDES PFERD (2007), FÖHNLAGE: EIN ALPENKRIMI (2011, honored with the Bernd Burgemeister TV Movie Award), ICH WILL DICH (2014), SCHWARTZ & SCHWARTZ: MEIN ERSTER MORD (2018), UND WER NIMMT DEN HUND? (2019), MUTTER KÜNDIGT (2021), and LAUFEN (2022).