What should an old couple get worked up, when they stroll around in consensually silentness, like they always did in the last years? It seems a long time, since real enthusiasm impels to play one’s hunch. Director Marc Hartmann illustrates in his commercial “Couple” for automotive manufacturer Opel, that things can be different and that it does not depend on the age, whether a spark overleaps.
There are neither dialogues nor a voiceover in the spot, so the music had to tell the story on the auditive level, but this had to be in a style, which could have been available on shellac-record in the early days of our protagonists. The corresponding instrumentation, the vocals of a little girl and a thick layer of dust regarding the sound set the right tone.