Johanna believes to find happiness and security with her husband and daughter, but facing her unfulfilled desire disturbs her serenity. Due to the death of her father, she returns after 6 years of absence to her native village in the Swedish forest. It's when she meets her early love Elis again that she suddenly irrevocably gets thrown off her balance. Until then, she nearly had managed to forget about him, but now she gets reminded of the unfortunate love that once bonded them together. Suddenly, all Johanna has always wanted seems to be possible.