Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
A miserable couple attempts to live together in miserable surroundings in this heavy Austrian drama. Both lovers are middle-aged and have been involved ten years. After all that time, Marie and Max have finally decided to shack up. Marie's mother is unhappy that they do not marry. The couple decide to live in an old warehouse, that is unfortunately lacking in basic amenities. No sooner do they move in than the bickering begins. He picks at her forgetfulness and she sulkily complains because there is no hot water. Max gets angry and tries to leave, but she hides his keys and forces him to stay and hash things out. They have heavy issues to face concerning children and the possibility that both have been having affairs. Max is a bureaucrat and keeps many files in their home. She gets into the files and discovers they are detailed accounts of his many affairs and contain many unflattering remarks about her, causing Marie to seek revenge.
arguing, extramarital-affair, love, mid-life-crisis, revenge, romance