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Through persistence, a woman finally wins over the man that she loves. But despite the joy of their life together, the troubles he experiences at work creates a distance between them that does not abate - even as they grow and raise a family together. As the woman weakens with age, all that the man did and did not do comes back to haunt him. Yet what can he do for her that will be meaningful even in the face of the ravages of time?
An old man resides in a city mostly submerged by water, living in a home he had to build on top of his old one. His daily routine now consists of smoking his pipe, drinking wine, watching television and eating the fish he catches. Living alone in the silent desolation of the elderly he is surrounded by photographs but no people. One day he drops his pipe into the water and it disappears into his old, submerged home. To retrieve it he rents a scuba suit, but once he descends into the place he used to live he is overwhelmed by the memories of the life he used to have - the family he used to know.