He´s divorced from his childhood sweetheart, redundant after company downsizing, and his father has suffered a heart attack... 30-something Karger’s thus far pleasantly dull and predictable life has now reached a crisis point. This burly, easy-going individual, who has never left his native town, turns his back on his problems, however, ignoring them with disarming stoicism. Short-term and perhaps overly simple solutions can only provide temporary solace, and Karger is increasingly confronted with the need for a radical change in his life.