When Antoinetta runs off with her boyfriend, her older sister Francesca sets out on a journey to find her. But before the two can be reunited, Francesca crosses paths with Gerlinde, a heartbroken stranger desperate to leave behind her past.
Hannelore Elsner,Esther Zimmering,Kim Schnitzer,Egbert Jan Weeber,Aykut Kayacik,Inger Hansen
Francesca (Esther Zimmering) and her younger sister, Antonietta (Kim Schnitzer), are as different as day and night. By day, Francesca holds the household together and earns a living operating her own taxi at night. Antonietta, however, is a rebellious teenager and desperately wants to get away from the grey confinement of their Cologne suburb. So, one Christmas Eve, she, together with her musician boyfriend, run away to Rotterdam followed by a concerned Francesca who goes in search of her.
On the way, Francesca rescues the lovesick Gerlinde (Hannelore Elsner) from a car wreck. The two forge a connection, and Gerlinde accompanies Francesca on her journey to Holland. As the three lost souls reveal themselves and their secrets on the emotional journey, it becomes harder to distinguish who needs the others the most...