Director: Barbara Albert
Feature film | A/D/CH | 2003
120 min | Dolby SRD
37th Hof International Film Festival
A butterfly flaps its wings which causes a tornado over the Gulf of Mexico, in turn provoking a terrible plane crash. A single passenger survives: Manu, a young woman of 24. Six years later, she’s living in a small Austrian town, working in the local supermarket. The circle of people around her, her husband, her daughter, her siblings and friends stretches out through associations old and new, deliberate and accidental in an interlocking web of relationships creating a constant flux of cause and effect.
The fate of those caught up in this network is determined by decisions that often lead to love, understanding and happiness – but also to guilt, suffering and even death.