Ulysses is a 59-year-old widower who, since retiring, has been in the grip of loneliness. The former removals man is without direction or purpose. He can’t even find solace in the company of his children: his daughter is dead, his son consumed by work.
Sixty-two-year-old Mrs Solenza is a former model. Once a magazine cover star, she now runs the family business: a cheese shop owned by her late mother. She, too, is alone.
Two lives drift sadly by, inching ever closer to old age. Until, one day, they collide – and an emotional earthquake happens. A unique collaboration between veteran comics writer Zidrou and rising star Aimée de Jongh, Blossoms in Autumn is a masterful exploration of growing old and falling in love.