«Häutungen» (Shedding), became a cult book of the women’s movement in 1975.
In it, the Swiss author Verena Stefan relentlessly describes her escape from the patriarchal world. The film shows how she increasingly became the “Mensch of her life” and portrays her and people who were close to her.
Peter K.’s enemies have many faces and all want only one thing: his downfall.
Expelled from his own house and hunted by armed uniformed men, he has to face a fearsome and unpredictable opponent: himself.