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Poem - I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (Poem - Ich setzte den Fuss in die Luft, und sie trug)

Poem - I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me
Scene from "Poem" (Ich kann Dir die Welt nicht zu Fuessen legen by Heiner Muelle

Poems have the power to uplift. They deal with a certain sense of magical enthusiasm and truth. Poem is a film that lets the viewer experience this power.

A collection of nineteen poems from German-speaking authors are performed and recited, taking us on a trip through life: its precious experiences and possibilities, expressions of love and friendship, the suffering of change, and the fear of aging, disease, loneliness and death.