A hardworking Israeli auto garage owner wants his two sons to get a college education, but the one supposedly studying medicine in New York returns home as a hippie freak and with a girl friend. The other student son lives in Tel Aviv and is plagued by his obsessive wife. The father one day mistakes his son's L.S.D for his daily pills and winds up in a hippie camp with his secretary and his son's girlfriend, and then the garage workers go on strike.
This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin.
Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip's father is out of town for the summer on a "business" trip.