In 1987, American director Cornfield travels to Germany for shooting a documentary film. Surprisingly he has neither a concept nor a script about the production. Soon it becomes clear that he wants to film his own life...展开story. In Second World War, Cornfield, a Hungarian Jew, was an inmate of a concentration camp. There he had to perform in an anti-Semitic Nazi film. Another trauma is also affecting his life.
Director Thomas Brasch was born in 1945 in Great Britain as son of German-Jewish Communists. Der Passagier – Welcome to Germany was his last movie. On November 3, 2001, Brasch died of heart failure.