They soon begin a relationship which seems doomed from the start, while Donato's past catches up with him.
Tom Tykwer Stars: He kept up an elaborate system of lies, and they never managed to find any of the 63 Jews that he was protecting. The gay community idolised Gutman; in the s and early s, when Tel Aviv was slowly coming out of the closet, his stories about outcasts were cult hits and hymns of liberation. Malcolm Boyd,
The Bubble painted Tel Aviv as an eternal escapist party-town, until the bubble is shattered by a suicide bombing.