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Mendelssohn Does Not Live Here Anymore

Because of the scarcity of wallpaper during WWII, Gritt, a beautiful musician, papers the walls with old music sheets, including her newly discovered favorite, unaware of Felix Mendelssohn's Jewish background. After her dedicated officer husband Alf's initial erotic bantering, he discovers his wife’s love for Mendelssohn’s music and flies into a rage. He then tries to educate her on the danger of Jewish art and music. She does not understand his violent anti-Semitism and refuses to give up her love for Mendelssohn's music. Her resistance leads to his destructive action and a surprise ending.