The life of the Klezmer clarinetist Simon (Antoine de Caunes) is as colorful as the Parisian immigrant quarter in which he lives. Despite stress in his job, an ill mother who unexpectedly moves in with him, and a boyfriend, he gets involved for a night with the young Arab Naïm (fabulous: Mehdi Dehbi). He wants to get rid of him quickly again, but Naïm doesn’t let go, he returns to Simon’s apartment as the beautiful relief nurse Habiba and cares for his mother in a great way. And then Simon’s ex-wife (Elsa Zylberstein) arrives with his son Yankele from New York. Copyright © Cinema.de. 86 min., 2008, France
Introduction by students of modern German literature and cultural history of the TU – Dresden, followed by a discussion.