The management consultant Robert (Roman Knizka), offspring of a legendary worker leader, returns to his hometown after years to prepare an expertise on the profitability of the local steel factory. The existence of the people in the region depends on it. This also includes his older brother Adam (Richy Müller), who works as a steelworker in the mill and fights for the preservation of jobs in the works council. Adam is now married to Robert's childhood sweetheart Judith (Meret Becker). For Robert, only facts count, and they speak against the factory. Judith holds up a mirror to Robert. What has happened to the idealistic boy she once loved? Both have to admit to themselves that the wounds from the past still hurt. Their love glows again. This does not remain hidden from Adam. The distance between Adam and Judith grows and the abyss between the brothers leads to tragedy.
The film thrives on its believable actor and excellent camera work.
film about conflicts, family, values, and the power of the past.
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