Max works to teachers, giving students lectures. He turns each lesson into an interesting story, imparting love to a subject at teenagers. After work as evening, it together with the wife Sam goes to the African restaurant where their friends gathered to celebrate a birthday of Max. The man reads much and even itself tries to be engaged in writing of literary works. Having learned that to their city there comes the popular writer Heiner, he a little it criticizes, considering too old. In their family there were problems with money, and Sam suggests to sell the house and to buy something cheaper. Especially they have no children yet, and spouses do not hurry to bring them. Max does not wish to ask for help of the brother, the wealthy and famous actor. Together with the friend and the colleague, the man goes to a creative meeting with Heiner. Next day, Max happens upon the writer together to get drunk.