Gunnar, the successful but frustrated author of self-help books meets his illegitimate daughter when his son introduces his new girlfriend to the family.
Gunnar lives with his longtime wife Herdís in a beautiful big house. Despite his expertise, his life is not in balance, especially his married life and the relationship with his terminally ill brother. Coincidence surprises him when their only son David brings his new girlfriend Sunna with him from a vacation in Europe lasting several months. At first glance, Sunna is the perfect daughter-in-law.