Ulrich, a successful real estate agent, is provoked into a fight with a drunk whilst out drinking late with friends in a bar. Unfortunately, Ulrich’s opponent falls awkwardly during the fight, hitting his head, the impact of which is enough to kill him. After a brief period in custody Ulrich is released without charge. His superficial girlfriend and friends can’t wait to celebrate Ulrich’s freedom, but Ulrich isn’t in the mood to celebrate anything. A man is dead and Ulrich feels guilty.