Inspired by the true story of Thor Heyerdahl, the film shows the Kon-Tiki expedition. Thor Heyerdahl (Pål Sverre Hagen) believed that Polynesia was first occupied by the people of South America. To prove his theory, he built a small raft, with the same materials of centuries ago, and he went on this trip with five friends.
“Plurality of languages: […] It is crucial 1. that there are many languages and that they differ not only in vocabulary, but also in grammar, and so in mode of thought and 2. that all languages are learnable.”
Languages: English, German, Hebrew, French and Latin
The film tells a part of the biography of the famous Jewish philosopher of German origin Hannah Arendt (Barbara Sukowa). Established in the United States, she is already a respected intellectual when she offers to the New Yorker magazine to cover the trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann. She follows the trial in Israel and then publish five articles in the New Yorker. However, by putting the articles that there was collaboration of Jews in Nazi logistics, Arendt is heavily criticized, especially by the Jewish community.