Theres and Kenneth are both young when they first meet whilst on holiday. They fall in love but are unable to prevent themselves from losing each other. Thirty years later, in another country, another couple: Ariane leaves her husband David because she no longer loves him. The paths they both take lead them to Kenneth and Theres.
DER TRAUMHAFTE WEG (THE DREAMLIKE PATH) is a film about powerlessness and happiness, showing what it means to be part of a society that develops unheeding of our needs and capabilities, putting economic and power political interests first, one in which the individual feels extremely helpless, bound and exhausted by a prescribed and unswayable context.