This film is an adventure in a more trusting time when one can hitchhike across Europe and unquestioningly follow a fate that is given to the lead character. Not intensely deep, but a fun ride and worthy ending. The scenery is different from Hollywood's glamorized Europe. How real the characters are I do not know because I have not been to Europe. The movie makes one wonder if he/she would do the same if one was told that one would fall in love the next day. It takes us out of our all too practical times of being rational, of planning our lives, and instead to just let us blow where the wind takes us. The dialogue is pretty real and believable. Repetition of certain lines pull the story together.