When Jonas loses his job at a Hamburg startup he doesn’t have the heart to tell his girlfriend Katharina.
Her nerves are already on edge with her final law exams coming up. Every morning he leaves their flat and drifts aimlessly through Hamburg ,riding endlessly on the subway.
After meeting his former boss Marc, Jonas starts to observe the young manager. His curiosity gradually turns into obsession, small and bigger everyday lies become a kind of survival strategy for Jonas.
While Katharina notices his increasingly odd behavior, Jonas is losing control over events more and more. FLOOD deals with feelings of powerlessness of the individual facing a growing competitive and performance pressure.