Based on the novel by Kurt VONNEGUT jr. , Slaughterhouse 5 tells the story of a soldier who survived the firebombing of Dresden and is now a respected member of American society. Surrounded by forces he can’t comprehend, the soldier loses his grip on those forces. He sees himself being reborn and die time and again and relives all the events that shaped his life. However, these journeys always bring him back to Dresden where he and two other Gi’s took shelter in slaughterhouse 5. One day he realises that for his survival, he must forget the past. By doing this, his place between past and present fades. At that moment he knows that his place is not on this earth.