Jenny accidentally got pregnant by her new boyfriend, Bolle. Their relationship is built on a strong physical and emotional attraction that, when high on crystal meth, pushes all obvious conflicts into the back- ground. When the youth welfare office finds out about the pregnancy, she is ordered to make arrangements with a family midwife. Jenny reluctantly agrees. Her first son Lucas already lives with her mother Renate, so she is afraid to lose custody of her second child as well.
Getting to know midwife Marla is therefore marked by skepticism. The two women could not be more different. Against all odds, an unusual bond develops between them over time, giving Jenny a newfound perspective and self-respect. She even decides to entrust Marla with her biggest secret: In a few weeks, she has to start a prison sentence for an offense that lies far in the past. Hoping to get a spot at a mother-child facility with her baby, Jenny starts her prison sentence early. The birth of her daughter is a magical moment that makes Jenny forget all her worries for a moment. She promises her baby to never let her go. But this decision is no longer hers.
A production of Neue Bioskop Film, co-produced by SWR and HR and Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg as well as a collaboration with Zughafen Kulturbahnhof, Maier Bros. and Vantage. Distributed by Weltkino Filmverleih in Germany.
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