When Acacia, an alternative treatment therapist, is sentenced to a mental examination on a psychiatric ward, she's looking forward to the opportunity to help a lot of new people. She's convinced that she can give her fellow patients more quality of life with clairvoyance, hypnosis and coffee readings than strong medication can. Her new methods quickly spread joy on the ward, but the medication-happy Dr. Bergstroem refuses to surrender to Acacia's strange, new-age methods. According to him she is very ill and the only solution is heavy medication.
Ditte and Louise are two middle-aged actresses who realize that the only thing the industry has left to offer them are roles like mothers or as elderly prostitutes. That is why Ditte makes a radical decision: She dresses up like a man.