Rico lives with his wife and two daughters on their vineyard at the foot of the Alps. The budding sexuality of the enchanting Lilli upsets the previously harmonious life of the family. The girl becomes a woman and the glance of the father loses its innocence. Appalled Rico rejects his daughter. His suppressed desire torments him and the rebuffed daughter finds unusual ways to re-claim her place in the paradise of childhood. She makes her father the witness of her cruel games. Unable to admit the truth and unconsciously feeling guilty, he becomes her accomplice.
The mother tries to understand what is happening to her husband, as he becomes increasingly moody and unapproachable. Only the younger sister remains unaffected by it all. With the outsider Ronny she experiences the carefree happiness of her first love.
The situation peaks in a tragic climax that inevitably takes its course. An atmospheric family drama in which the unuttered, the inexplicable determines and changes everything. –Official Synopsis