Adapted from Harry Mulisch’s novel. Divorced woman of 40 falls in love with a young girl. A relationship flourishes, until it turns out the girl has run off with the woman’s ex-husband.
Forty-year-old Laura lives in Amsterdam, in a world of books and artefacts from the museum where she works. She has been divorced for several years. One day, to her astonishment, she falls in love with twenty-year-old Sylvia. A warm and tender relationship arises. Until Sylvia runs off with Alfred, Laura’s ex-husband. Only in order to become pregnant, she tells Laura when she resurfaces after a few months. That night, the two women celebrate their reunion, but are interrupted by Alfred. He pleads to talk to Sylvia alone. Adapted from Harry Mulisch’s novel.
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