Detlef Bothe's tragic comedy focuses on a man, who suffers hell on earth after accidentally hitting his girlfriend. Richard, actor in a daily soap opera, wants to brighten up his crisis-prone girlfriend Katja and organizes a birthday party. After the guests had left, he wants to sleep with her, but she doesn't want to. When Katja playfully repulses his advances, Richard inadvertently knocks her unconscious. At the next morning, his life has turned upside down: he loses his job, Katja claims he raped her, and his friends believe her...