Rickard's best friend's wife, is pregnant with his child. A painful night ensues.Anita, whose husband Olof left her three years earlier for a much younger woman,decides to pay him and his new wife, Petra, a surprise visit as she has never cometo terms with his betrayal after 26 years of marriage. Anders, a bricklayer worksday and night to provide for his wife and daughter. An elderly couple hire him toseal up their house from the outside world and he gets involved in their emotionalproblems. He comes to the realisation that his family is more important than hisjob.