"the truth is, i've always been a fool"
from the description i thought this was going to be a pure comedy but amidst the humorous moments, it's actually a moving and tender film. nostalgia - or "ostalgie" - plays a central role in the movie and and i thought it was well-executed through 1.) showing the contrasts between life in the gdr and unified germany and 2.) the soft, wistful ambience in the way it was filmed. you can feel the nostalgia through the screen even if you've…