A Berlin woman endeavors to choose between two lovers on a snowy Christmas Eve in this German drama. Art student Julia has been living with Christian, a policeman, for several years, but has recently embarked on an affair with Frank, a bartender. She is first seen waiting for Frank so she can tell him that she chooses Christian. Suddenly the phone rings. It is Christian calling to tell her that he is in east Germany recuperating from a skull fracture. Frank then calls for a little sex-talk, he voices his doubts about Christian's story. Sure enough, after he hangs up, Christian calls, perfectly healthy, for a little intercourse himself. Julie is naturally confused by her men and so goes to bed. No sooner does she fall asleep when Frank appears armed with body oil and a gas mask. The telephone interrupts their passion. Once again it's Christian. This time, Julia figures out that he is in their Paris love nest and so sends him a fax to tell him so. She and Frank then go frolicking in the snow while Christian gets involved with a singer. Matters are finally resolved with the revelation of Julia's closely guarded secret.
by Sandra Brennan synopsis