Actor Stefan has to travel to his home town of Bochum to oversee the sale of his late father’s house. This is all supposed to be completed within just four days, and Stefan then expects to be sitting in the train on his way back to Munich. At least, that was the plan. However, this all changes once he’s home in the Ruhr region and meets up with some bizarre, yet lovable characters from his past... .
Described as a “Heimatfilm” passing between comedy and tragedy, Sönke Wortmann’s adaptation of Frank Goosen’s best-selling eponymous novel marks his first collaboration with the Berlin-based production house X Filme Creative Pool.