Despite Parship & Co, Zoe, an aspiring filmmaker from London, is not yet in a steady relationship at the age of thirty - and is causing her carefree single mother serious worries with it. For Zoe's childhood friend, the Pakistani secondo Kazim, on the other hand, things are clear. He follows tradition and chooses an arranged marriage. Zoe is stunned. She decides to accompany the designated couple with her camera until the pompous wedding in Lahore, Pakistan. But her professional interest is less clear than she claims.
Shortly before Christmas, Matthias returns from Germany to his Romanian home village to take more care of his angst-ridden young son and his elderly father. He also wants to see his ex-girlfriend Csilla again, who now runs a small factory. When new workers from Sri Lanka are to be hired there, the supposedly peaceful village is thrown into turmoil: why bring in foreigners when the locals already have too little work?