Jonathan is 23; he and his aunt, Martha, work on their farm. Jonathan also devotes himself to looking after his father Burghardt, who has cancer. But his father stubbornly sabotages his son s efforts to care for him. Jonathan finds it increasingly difficult to cope until they hire a young caretaker, Anka, to help. Jonathan and Anka fall in love; her experience of working at a hospice helps Jonathan to gain a new insight into his father s situation. But then Burghardt s long-lost boyhood friend Ron appears on the scene and his health visibly improves. The family sees Ron as an intruder; then Jonathan discovers that, many years ago, his father and Ron were deeply in love. All at once, the façade of cherished family beliefs crumbles and long-repressed secrets come to light. Can Jonathan forgive his father?

Winner of Best First Feature – Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival
Winner of Best Young Actor (Jannis Niewöhner) – Bavarian Film Awards
Winner of Audience Award for Best Male Feature – Roze Filmdagen Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival

Official Selection: Berlin International Film Festival, Guadalajara International Film Festival, Raindance Film Festival, Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival


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