Neither Fish, Nor Fowl
Adopted as a baby in Korea and raised in a provincial German town, Michael has two identities. His friends accept him as he is, but the mirror reminds Michael everyday of the hole in his biography which nags at him like an open wound. Who am I?
Where are my roots? The questions of a generation which has lost sight of its goals because it has also lost touch with its own points of reference.
When his adoptive parents divorce, Michael suddenly feels lost and runs to his best friend in Berlin. His confrontation with the beautiful Jin Hi forces him to make a decision, for even in Berlin′s Korean community he is "neither fish, nor fowl". As a German with no knowledge of the Korean language and tradition, he is damned to live between two cultures. Michael′s journey as a stranger in his own land makes him come to the realization that "home" can have many faces. Even that of a loved one ...
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