A young woman with a baby and a freshly broken nose steps out of a taxi caught in a traffic jam on the Belgrade Bridge, leaving her baby behind in the car and throws herself off the bridge. What starts with a suicide attempt will connect the lives of the three witnesses: Gavrilo, the taxi driver, a hard-boiled Bosnian refugee, is stuck with the baby.
Martin, a nu-jazz trumpet player with a unique style, is fighting against convention and mediocrity. He will not accept any compromise, neither in his music, nor in love. When he gets the feeling that Kristina, the love of his life, only loves him for his musical talents, he is deeply hurt.
Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything – his children, friends, enemies, lovers and regrets – to start a new life in America. He comes back with a team of New Burlesque strip-tease performers whom Joachim has fed fantasies of a tour of France, of Paris!
More than anything, 10-year-old Sascha likes to go on bike rides with the neighbour girl Elli and collect sounds. He also has a passion for fixing up his bike in his improvised workshop. What he doesn`t like is the new school he has been sent to in order to learn how to read and write. One day Sascha is caught stealing and his mother decides to seek help at the youth welfare office.