Boris is tired. He has fought so many fights, beat so many opponents:
The boxer does not know what to do next. That’s why he boards a
train and departs – destination nowhere. When he arrives, he actually
has no idea where he is. The sign at the train-station of this pretty
little harbour-town, named after the big theoretician of communism, is
missing a letter. Boris also can’t understand why strange things
like stuffed animals play such a big role in this town with the dignified
name. Boris is taken by the hand by a young girl and willingly lets her
lead him through the collection of curiosities, strange things and incidents
which seem to make up the life of this town, whose inhabitants all meet
in a harbour-café: There is the girl with the longest braid, who
fears her father’s axe. The ticket-vendor can’t wait to embrace
the man of her dreams – in Paris, of all places. Handsome Grigorij
seeks happiness in a self-built house with the beautiful ethereal librarian,
who goes on a trip with both men.
Caligari: 08.04. / 5.30 p.m.