Completely devastated, Hannelore takes off with her neighbor to the Baltic Sea, leaving her estranged husband at home. Dement and non self-sufficient, he is completely dependent on her care. But this dependence is exactly what is smothering them both. Hannelore′s son Heiko finds his father at home all alone. Without knowing where his mother is, he takes on re sponsibility for his father, for the first time in his life. Hannelore′s neighbor quickly notices that something is wrong. He opens up to her a little and lets her stay at his holiday home. Hannelore just cannot seem to convince herself to return home and her son isn′t making things any easier for her. When Günther tries to help her, he unintentionally pushes her closer to his own abyss. In the end, he has no other choice than to go back home with her and help her stand up to Heiko. Hannelore dares a new beginning.
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