What Love Is

Roland Ziegler is a confident 36-year-old entrepreneur. One day he bumps into Zoe, a young jazz singer, in Berlin. To his surprise, she agrees to go with him to Amsterdam, where he falls deeply in love with her. But his family history and his company's shady past are beginning to close in.


Things We Said Today

Western Pomeranian, 1999, in the small village of Bresekow. When old Frau Hanske dies, her daughter Ingrid flies in for the funeral with her family from Ireland. Ingrid had fled Bresekow many years ago. Her visit brings about many changes in the village, raising questions old and new, ...


Julius

Julius is the story of a young man striking out on his own. It's also the story of the eponymous protagonist's friendship with Martin, a sports-mad French student. And it's the moving and tragic love story of Julius and Jadwiga, and Julius's only seemingly ...


We'll Meet Again in the Hereafter

The last night of Heinrich von Kleist und Henriette Vogel

On November 21 st 1811, on the shores of Lake Wannsee near Potsdam, the writer and dramatist Heinrich von Kleist shot first Henriette Vogel and then himself.

On the day of his death, Kleist composed a letter to his sister Ulrike, writing these now-famous words: "The truth ...


Joana Mandelbrot And I

»Everything that happens to us is a mixture of chance and necessity, but the only thing we can rely on is chance.«

A professor of mathematics in Berlin practises chaos-theory in his own life. When he is inadvertently taken for the author of a sensational novel he lets his agent ...


Schrödinger's Bedroom


Erwin Schrödinger, the father of quantum mechanics, was an infamous bohemian and womaniser. So it is only natural that when Alex Gatlieb meets his new neighbour Balthasar Schrödinger, who claims to be the grandson of the great physicist, he is rather alarmed. His suspicions increase

Einstein On The Lake

A Summer Tale

Did the great physicist hide his most secret papers at the bottom of Lake Templin before fleeing from Germany?

Originally the Berlin Senate had intended to give the lovely house on the lake to the world famous physicist and noble prize winner as a present for his fiftieth birthday. ...
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Swimming

Swimming is a special art. It is not only a sport or a way to stay afloat; it is also the most immediate experience of water and its variability. John von Düffel, author and long-distance swimmer, accounts for the various contacts of a swimmer with his element, of his exposedness, his ...


Forgotten by Autumn

Three women, three lives.

It's too late for reconciliation: for ten years Maja Sternberg has had no contact with her mother Lilli - and now Lilli is dead. The police in Vienna suspect suicide, but Maja doesn't want to believe it. In her mother's flat, she finds Lilli's birth ...


The Last Picture

The mystery of the enigmatic Isdal Woman When the writer Eva accidentally comes across a identikit picture in a newspaper, her life is suddenly thrown off course. It is the image of a woman who died violently in Bergen, Norway, in November 1970, and whose identity was never determined. But ...

Trauma - No Forgetting

Two brutally mutilated corpses. Two crime scenes bearing the signature of Franz Bichler. But the serial killer, recently released from prison, has an alibi for these crimes. Is there a copycat out there? Inspector Katja Sand delves into the lives of the victims: surgical nurse Selma Kiefer, 65, ...
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The Sound of Hidden Rooms

The secret of Stone Abbey

After her mother's death, Nina Altmann, a 24-year-old concert pianist, inherits Stone Abby, a wildly romantic estate in the heart of England. However, her inheritance is tied to a specific commission: Nina is instructed to prove the innocence of her ...