|Swiss German, German|
Alex and his girlfriend Anna have a problem: Anna couldn't be more pregnant, and they cannot find an affordable flat. Only Anna's father could help...
Lukas Hobi, Reto Schärli
Matthias Britschgi, Marco Rima, Martin Rapold, Liliane Amuat
Alex and his girlfriend Anna have a problem: Anna couldn't be more pregnant, and they cannot find an affordable flat. The only one who can help is Anna's father, Commander Reiker, a sweet but screwy military man who owns an empty house. Reiker, however, to whom the Swiss Army means everything, has problems of his own: how can Switzerland, nation of fabled warriors, maintain its fear-inspiring reputation with all the cost-cutting measures? The Army is being forced to save, to restructure, and to take itself seriously. Reiker urgently needs help. And just about anyone will do. Like his future son-in-law Alex, the least capable man one could imagine. As a yoga teacher, house-husband and pacifist, Alex has what it takes to be discharged, not put in charge. The pact he concludes with Reiker will not only shake up the Swiss Army, but also Alex's relationship with Anna...