This story of three Tokyo street dwellers finding a baby in the trash on Christmas Eve was funny, tragic and heartwarming. The climax is nail biting action drama with some hilarious moments interspersed.
After the screening director Ulrich Seidl told the audience that he is convinced that the Latin phrase "Homo homini lupus est" rings true for all human interaction: man is a wolf to his fellow man.
The film was shot in sequence and on location in Austria, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the Ukraine. It is full of memorable scenes that have stuck with me even though it's more than three years ago that I have last seen it.