We see the young officer cadet "Heinrich" at his commissioning, we see the music making young man, already bewildered by the Prussian military service, we see the enthusiastic man, full of animosity against the French, we take part at the
The Symphony turns to be a cacophony consisting of faces, gestures and conversation, full of dissonance and hope, grief and tenderness, destruction and fundamental change when "Datchniki", summer guests, meet on a "Datcha" in the Summer of 1904.
Anna and Edith are colleagues working for an insurance firm. Their boss is bragging with the achievements of the two women without giving them credit for their good work. Anna’s husband would prefer for Anna to stay home.
A 17 years old girl who feels she is not equal to the requirements imposed by her parents, her boss and her friends, takes an overdose of sleeping pills. She is saved and gradually realizes that discussions lead to real living and not "escape".