Michael Wulfes's tragicomic documentary focuses on the dreams and disappointments of the young generation in the German town of Marburg during the Swinging Sixties. Ferdinand Kilian, a young barber working in the salon of his authoritarian father, dreams of discovering the world, but is kept in a cage called Marburg, a conservative university town. One fine day, the mysterious Mr. Öttinger enters the salon and changes Ferdi's life forever. He claims being a personal friend of John Lennon and promises to bring The Beatlesto Marburg for playing a concert. The peoples' enthusiasm is boundless...