The film is subtitled “a film without actors" and was filmed over a succession of Sundays in the summer of 1929. People on Sunday (Menschen am Sonntag) is a 1930 German silent drama film directed by Curt and Robert Siodmak from a screenplay by Billy Wilder. The film follows the lives of a group of residents of Berlin on a summer’s day during the interwar period.
“How wonderful it is to be able to write someone a letter! To feel like conveying your thoughts to a person, to sit at your desk and pick up a pen, to put your thoughts into words like this is truly marvelous.” Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood, 1987