Bas Devos / Belgium / 2023 / 80 min

The possibility of romance stops a migrant worker from returning home.

Stefan, a Romanian construction worker livingin Brussels, is on the verge of moving back home. He cooks up a big pot of soup with leftoversin his fridge, to hand out as a goodbye gift to friends and family. As he is ready to go, he meets a Belgian-Chinese young woman who’s prepar- ing a doctorate on mosses. Her attention for the near-invisible stops him in his tracks.