5×2 – Fünf mal Zwei

5x2 - Fünf mal Zwei

5×2 – Fünf mal Zwei

  A marriage is permanently frozen at the end and then everything begins: “The divorce judge read out Gilles (Stephane Freiss) and Marion (Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi), both around 30, all the necessary clauses and legal details. They both agree kopfhängend type: the catastrophic nadir of their relationship, which will be followed as the peak of hopelessness or a rape. But there were better times – four previous episodes of the pair to be told. A joint dinner with Gilles’s brother, the premature birth of son, Nicolas,

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The Namesake – Zwei Welten, a journey

The Namesake - Zwei Welten, a journey

The Namesake – Two worlds, one trip

The Namesake – Zwei Welten, a journey tells the story of a family, which is based on a name: Gogol – based on the eponymous Russian writer Nikolai Gogol. Thus, Ashoke and Ashima give their firstborn son, when they must decide quickly on the issue of birth certificate. Later, they give him the nickname nick. From then on, the boy lives between the two names, preferably one time, sometimes the other – and asks himself and his parents again and again: Why did Gogol? “One day you’ll know it,” Ashoke replied.

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