Is love enough to overcome homesickness and displacement? Ella, a young German woman, marries an American and has to adjust to life in the USA.
Having grown up in a small German village and leading a quiet, orderly and sheltered life, Ella hasn’t the slightest idea how falling hard for a charming young American will turn her world upside down.
She enjoys married life in her familiar surroundings even though she quickly realizes she has a lot to learn about this seismic shift in her life.
It is not as simple as cooking for two, sharing the same apartment or laundering someone else’s dirty underwear. This is a marriage not just of two people but of two continents, two countries and two cultures.
Ella assimilates him into her life but the change that is inevitable comes too soon. She is being torn away from everything she ever knew and has to find her way in the “New World”. Ella fumbles and stumbles through this difficult state of affairs and tries hard to fit in far away from home. Her moods and emotions swing wildly,at times amusing or deeply concerning her ever patient husband. Will Ella ever adjust, or will she always remain in between?