Annette, 38, answers an ad from Paul, a farmer. She has only met him twice when she and her son Eric move in with him in the dead of winter. There Annette has to face Paul's hostile sister and her own past, which soon catches up with her.
Twenty years ago, the parents of Nora emigrated. On the first visit, they explain to Nora that they will stay forever. They feel most at home in their daughter's apartment. But she prefers to live alone. Complications are inevitable.
A wide variety of eccentric competitors participate in a wild and illegal cross-country road race. However, the eccentric entrants will do anything to win the road race, including low-down, dirty tricks.