After a long and conflictual relationship with his wife, Roman finds himself alone. To face economical problems he decides to sublet one room in his house.
Mel is the first to answer his ad. When he moves into Roman’s house, he will make him wonder about who he his and what he would like to change in his life.
For the first time Roman confronts himself with someone who challenges him. Roman needs to understand what is happening inside himself, what does he really need?
As human beings we are almost always oriented towards making choices for the future
and often we are either trapped in this hypothetical future, perhaps scared of it, or the
opposite, trapped in the past, as if we were slaves or victim of past choices.
Roman’s character is reflecting for the first time about the present moment, his present:
who he is in the precise hours during which he is wondering this question. It is a very special moment because it is the moment where he rediscovers himself. He doesn’t now for how long but for sure, for the time being.