In 1936, Stefan Zweig, the illustrious author of " 24 Hours of a Woman's Life" and "Letter from an Unknown Woman", leaves Austria for South America.
At the beginning of the 20th Century Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna.
In 1931, when "Emil und die Detektive" is made into a film and renders its creator a famous man, an unusual friendship develops.
Three couples who are friends decide to all become parents at the same time.
When the ambitious Philip takes over the running of the family business from his father, he finds himself confronted by the mysterious reappearance of his dead ancestors.