If nothing else, this utterly charming if ultimately inconsequential road picture proves that there is
such a thing as German romantic comedy. Thursday, July 7, somewhere in Bulgaria. A menacing-looking stranger (Mehmet Kurtulus) with a shaved head, snakeskin boots and a dead body in the trunk of his Mercedes Benz picks up a hitchhiking young physics teacher named Daniel (Moritz Bleibtreu). Daniel is on his way to Istanbul to meet a girl he met in Hamburg and, as they tear down the highway together, Daniel tells the whole story. Flashback to one week earlier: On his way back from class, Daniel meets Juli (Christiane Paul), a funky but chic street...