It is the year 1848, the year of the revolution in Southern Germany. Eugenia, the well-protected daughter of a physician, falls in love with Matthias, the son of a peasant. But society does not accept their love.To save his family from starvation, Matthias starts to poach - which ends in disaster. Soon the revolution starts and Eugenia's life is thrown upside down. Can she still find her way to happiness?