Original title: Die Taube (1987).
The story of a day in the meticulously ordered life of Jonathan Noel. Set in Paris, it reveals the tensions that can push such a person to the brink of insanity.
Patrick Süskind (born 1949) is a German writer and screenwriter. He lives in Munich, and rarely grants interviews.
Patrick Süskind was born in Ambach am Starnberger See, near Munich in Germany. His father was writer and journalist Wilhelm Emanuel Süskind. He studied Medieval and Modern History at the University of Munich and in Aix-en-Provence from 1968-1974. In the 1980s he worked as a screenwriter, for "Kir Royal" and "Monaco Franze" among others.