Boris and Jonathan have been a couple for many years. When writer Jonathan gets more and more lost in his work on a new novel and actor Boris feels drawn to his younger colleague Tim during film rehearsals, they unexpectedly find themselves at a turning point in their relationship and begin to question their love. Meanwhile, Jonathan's single mom sister Natascha strives to find more stability for herself and her small daughter Josie, who in turn struggles to deal with the approaching end of her childhood.
Fabian Stumm is a director, writer, producer, born in 1981 in Koblenz, studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute New York. He has appeared on stage at HAU Berlin, Münchner Kammerspiele, Volksbühne Berlin, The Kitchen New York and Tate Modern London, among others. His film work includes Lore by Cate Shortland, Bela Kiss: Prologue by Lucien Förstner, Precious Ivie by Sarah Blaßkiewitz, and the Grimme-Award nominated series Druck. He made his directorial debut in 2020 with the short film Bruxelles. Bones and Names is his feature film debut.