When Oskar Ehrlich learns that he only has a month left to live, he sets his sights on his beautiful neighbor, the famous actress Yvonne Klosterfeld.
Oskar tells his brother that he won't be giving him his money. He then visits Yvonne's house, but is quite shy around her.
Yvonne and Oskar bond over a reading of Rainer Maria Rilke's "Der Panther." Meanwhile, his brother continues to make big plans...