Meteorologist Fedo Paulmann lives in Berlin. His weather forecasts are dazzlingly accurate, his private life chaotically unpredictable. Powerfully and poignantly, Valentinsnacht captures that moment in a man?s fourth decade when career plans atrophy
As his fortieth birthday looms, Paulmann replies to a lonely hearts ad and meets film editor Katarina. One sultry summer night they go to the movies together and end up in bed. Three weeks later Katarina discovers she is pregnant. Both are shocked by the news, neither can imagine starting a family at this point, least of all with a virtual stranger. Having an abortion, however, is no option for Katarina either. On a cold night in February, their common history takes a dramatic turn...
»Silvio Huonder knows how to imbue his protagonists with the dynamics that drive human history.« – Beatrice von Matt, Neue Zürcher Zeitung