Till, mid-30s and bank teller, is leading a settled, regular life. His marriage to Miriam is happy, but in danger of getting into a rut after all those years of harmony. Suddenly, Till is torn from his routine when a bank robber storms his branch and takes Till hostage after his getaway car breaks down. When the kidnapper takes his mask off, Till recognizes Nappo, a former con who just got out of jail and wanted a loan from Till to buy a new car the other day, but Till turned him down for professional reasons.
As the police set up roadblocks, Nappo decides to abandon Till in the trunk of the car the next morning and disappear with his loot. But it doesn`t work out that way. Till and Nappo have to flee together. After some trouble, the odd couple discovers a shared passion, their mutual love for hard rockers “Donar” and more, Till relishes the gangster life and his newfound freedom…[Synopsis courtesy of Berlinale]