After the sudden death of his grandfather, Johannes a science enthusiastic boy has to move back to his home village whose residents it seems have only three things on their mind: Soccer, Sex and Soccer. His Father takes away all of his beloved books and forces him to work at his carpentry to distract him from the loss of his grandfather. On the whole: For Johannes his life turned into a nightmare - until he meets Simona.
In spring 1912 recently widowed Alma Mahler, Grande Dame of Viennas Society gets involved with the "Enfant Terrible" of viennas Artscene, Oskar Kokoschak. After some time their Affair, the lust and desire for one another starts threatening both of their existence to the extent of no return.
Alice and Niklas are happy and they lack nothing - but a child. After a few failed invitros, they decide to go on a holiday to Sardinia to leave their wish for a child behind. Right there however, everything they tried so hard to supress comes to the surface when a cheerful Tyrolean family moves in next door. They seem to have everything that Alice and Niklas lack in life but through an unforeseen accident their view on life changes and it redefines their perspective, in which the supposedly most natural thing in the world does not avail.