Jurgen Prochnow stars as Martin, a man who is sent to prison for the seduction of a minor. There, he meets and is immediately drawn to Thomas, the teenage son of one of the guards. This early film, from Hollywood action director Wolfgang Petersen, is a bittersweet plea for understanding and compassion.
Thomas is the son of a prison warden. He falls for and seduces Martin, who is older and one of the prison inmates. After Martin is released, They try to build a relationship and a life together but, no one will let them alone.